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Storm Lake and Cherokee

This photo was taken lakeside at Chatauqua Park, near downtown Storm Lake, minutes before the snow started to fly. Iowa Safe Routes to School (SRTS) spent some time in the surrounding areas recently making an effort to introduce communities in Northwest/ North Central Iowa to our program. So, we set up a few meetings, reserved a […]

Walk Bike Places 2018

Last week Iowa Safe Routes to School had the pleasure of attending the 2018 Walk, Bike, Places conference. This city, New Orleans, is full of vibrant culture, neighborhood passion, and many public spaces. While attending the conference Iowa Safe Routes to School(SRTS) attended 4 mobile workshops. Each of the mobile workshops showcased a different theme, […]

Back to School!

  Iowa Safe Routes to School and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition would like everyone to keep an extra careful eye out for children walking or biking to school this year.  Each new school year it seems, we hear of a young child being struck on their bike, or walking, trying to get to school. We […]

Summer Newsletter

 Summer Time Today is officially the first day of summer, and I’m sure, we are all looking forward to enjoying some warm sunny days in the outdoors. Iowa has some of the most picturesque trails, parks, and communities in the US. (Right: Trout Run Trail Decorah) Iowa Safe Routes to School has had a very […]

Let’s Walk and Roll!!

    Our annual Punch Card contest will be taking place in April this year!  We’re challenging schools across the state to motivate their students to walk or bike to school for 2 weeks. The purpose of this contest is to motivate healthy lifestyles by encouraging children to walk or bike to school. This contest […]