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Seattle s expected $14.8 million windfall from speed-enforcement cameras would be spent to build safer passages for children walking to more than 20 schools, under a proposal announced Wednesday.

Projects include sidewalks, amber warning lights and curb bulbs to narrow the distance across a roadway, or even speed humps to slow vehicles near Roxhill Elementary, in the far southwest part of the city.

The Road Safety Initiative would increase four existing speed-enforcement cameras to a possible 15 cameras, where motorists who exceed 20 mph before and after school would be fined $189.

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