Stronger

Beth RichardsIf you can measure it, you can manage it. 

I often think of this business mantra each day as I step on the scale, track my calories and log every minute and mile of physical activity as I pursue a healthier lifestyle. (And apologies to my Facebook friends who are tiring of my new found apps and the postings to cheer me on!)

Hawaii Creates New Safe Routes to School Funds!

Robert PingThis month has been a tough one for Safe Routes to School supporters. We lost our dedicated federal program funds in the new transportation bill (MAP-21), and overall federal funds for bicycling and walking in general were reduced by 30 percent compared to the previous transportation bill (SAFETEA-LU).

Creating Collaborations

Marty MartinezOne of the best things about my job is being able to work with a diverse coalition of organizations toward common purpose.

North Carolina Partnership Takes Flight

Terry LansdellAs a longtime advocate who loves nothing more than getting kids on bikes, I was inspired and energized by the first North Carolina state network meeting!

The Bike Lane Fairy Has a Blog?

Laura TorchioGreetings Safe Routes Champions!  Welcome to “Blog BLF!”  

Hand Holding: One of My Favorite Parts About Safe Routes to School

Holding handsJust this morning I was enjoying my favorite aspect of walking to school with my boys – the occasional grabbing of my hand by my 1st grader.  I was soaking it up, I know these moments are fleeting as I watch my 3rd grader walking up ahead at his own pace, in his own thoughts.  

Introducing the Partners Blog

Bike HeartPartnerships…

…a good thing to be writing about on Valentine’s Day. I guess you could say I am the Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s resident matchmaker. While I can boast of several marriage outcomes from my partnership recommendations over the years, my role here at the National Partnership has yet to involve dating suggestions.

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