Temecula and RTA team up to provide Wi-Fi for students in need

Riverside Transit Agency buses in Temecula will park and provide Wi-Fi hotspots for students in need of internet connection for distance learning. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Emily Schwank Intern Internet connection will be brought to parks in Temecula and expanded through the valley in October, thanks to the city of Temecula and the Riverside Transit Agency. The Temecula Community Services Department has created a system of outdoor Wi-Fi hot spots throughout the city. They will host these hot spots at Rotary Park, Margarita Community Park, and the Amphitheatre at the Community Recreation Center for students to do their schoolwork. “When we found out that schools were going to be going to remote learning this fall, we were concerned about the impact that would have on kids who don’t have the same resources as others,” Erica Russo, assistant director of Community Services, said. “Online learning has a lot of advantages but it can also deepen
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