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Superstar Alert!

Community Volunteer Spotlight by April Bril Safe Routes to School coordinator Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission   “Be the change you wish to see in the world” -Gandhi This is one of my all-time favorite quotes and I think it describes our amazing volunteer Julie Fischer perfectly. Julie has been helping kids in our community walk safely […]

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 […]