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Portland prepares for Safe Routes to School program


Cities, counties and school districts in the Portland, Oregon, area can have staff dedicated to encouraging kids to walk or ride their bikes to school and to determining street safety projects around schools with newly earmarked funds totaling $3.5 million.

The Metro Council’s Joint Policy Advisory […]

May 24th, 2016|Categories: Children, Health, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Portland prepares for Safe Routes to School program

States adding bicycle lanes, walking trails into transportation budgets

Several cities and states across the nation are now adding bicycle paths and walking trails to their list of transportation priorities as lifestyles become increasingly sedentary and congested roads need repair.

Pennsylvania joins Colorado and Delaware in changing gears and investing in infrastructure. In September, California boosted state funding for […]