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End Street Harassment to Get More Youth Walking and Biking

sara zimmermanSara Zimmerman is program and policy director at the National Partnership.

Click here to see the Storify highlights from the #MoveEquity Tweetchat on ending street harassment to get more kids walking and biking.

Highlights from Day One of the National Conference

kevin carrollThe National Conference is off to a strong start here in Columbus, Ohio.

Nora Cody, Alameda County Safe Routes Visionary, Wins 2016 Hubsmith Safe Routes Champion Award

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is proud to announce Nora Cody as the winner of the 2016 Hubsmith Safe Routes Champion Award. Nora exemplifies the same qualities that marked Deb’s career as a leader of the Safe Routes to School movement. Like Deb, Nora is deeply committed to ensuring that kids can walk and bike to school safely and leading the movement for a true culture shift.

City of Pryor Creek, OK Passes First Complete Streets Ordinance in Oklahoma

The City of Pryor Creek, Oklahoma recently became the first city in the state to approve a Complete Streets ordinance with the unanimous approval of Ordinance No. 2016-01.

Measuring Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety: USDOT Says It Matters

At a recent grantmaking conference, one of the speakers emphasized the role of evaluation by saying that if you can’t measure something, it doesn’t matter.  Thanks to a new rule from the US Department of Transportation, all states will now be required to measure and be held accountable for bicycle and pedestrian safety.   

Benchmarking Our Progress in Walking and Biking: How Are We Doing?

The Alliance for Biking and Walking recently released its 2016 Benchmarking Report, a biennial update on walking and biking across the United States intended to promote access to data, measure progress, support policy and advocacy efforts, and connect to health initiatives. More than half of member organizations in the Alliance for Biking and Walking are involved in Safe Routes to School efforts.

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