Safe Routes to Schools

Rachel Davidman Headshot
03/23/2015
"No mom, we can't get in the car, we have to win the Golden Sneaker Contest!"   Car-riding protests are common this time of year, as students across Alameda County put their best foot forward...
02/10/2015
How do you put a smile on a kids face and get them to walk and bike to school more? Hint: it involves a little bit of bling. I’m Goldie, the Golden Sneaker Superhero. My special power? Inspiring...
150 parents and students participated in the Walking School Bus at Achieve Academy in Oakland.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/13/2014
They arrived on the corner en masse, shoelaces tied, helmets strapped, and jackets zipped tight. This wasn’t your typical morning commute - this was International Walk and Roll to School Day, and...
Kids walking to school won't get the benefit of SB 1151
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/22/2014
“Making safety improvements in school zones is obviously important, but not by increasing traffic fines.” So concludes Governor Brown’s veto message on SB 1151, which would have helped make it...
Andy Gillin Headshot
09/19/2014
Every week in California, a child is hit and killed while crossing the street. We have the nation’s highest pedestrian fatality rate among children aged 4 to 7 years old, and the second highest aged...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/16/2014
This morning, something changed for thousands of Californians who commute like I do – on a bicycle. Although we pedaled the same bikes along the same streets, heading from the same homes to the same...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
08/18/2014
For Leo Martinez, the hardest part of high school isn’t algebra or English – it’s crossing the street safely to get to first period. When he started his freshman year at San Lorenzo High School,...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
07/17/2014
Low-income youth already face huge challenges when it comes to succeeding in school. Just getting to school shouldn’t be one of them. Yet throughout California, it’s often too perilous - and...
Walk & Roll to School Day 2013
Shannon Tracey Headshot
10/16/2013
The office was the last place to look for our Safe Routes to Schools team last week. With over 100 Alameda County schools participating in International Walk & Roll to School Day, our seven...
Kids participating in Safe Routes to School programs
Joshua Stark Headshot
08/15/2013
The clock is ticking on the Governor’s Active Transportation Program proposal, which must be adopted by the Legislature by August 31. Inaction puts $134 million in annual funding for walking and...

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