The Safe Routes 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.
The Safe Routes Partnership submitted our official comments for the record on May 16. Read our comments here.
What the US Department of Transportation chooses to measure has an impact on which transportation projects get built in your state and community—and on your ability to feel safe while walking and bicycling to school and in your neighborhood.
This blog post was co-written by Safe Routes Partnership staff Keith Benjamin, community partnerships manager, and Mikaela Randolph, community engagement and evaluation manager.
"Sometimes we have to tokenize ourselves for the sake of pushing the movement forward."
Sara Zimmerman is program and policy director at the Safe Routes Partnership.
Click here to see the Storify highlights from the #MoveEquity Tweetchat on ending street harassment to get more kids walking and biking.