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Iowa Safe Routes to School Awarded Grant!

Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $756,084 in total funding for three statewide Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives program projects. This program supports projects such as trails, Safe Routes to School, National Scenic Byways, and the preservation or rehabilitation of historic transportation facilities. The majority of Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives program funding is distributed to Iowa’s metropolitan planning […]

Iowa Safe Routes to School Conference

The Iowa Safe Routes to School conference will focus on “Vision Zero for Youth.” In 2017, there were five fatalities of children under the age of 15; an alarming trend that must be reversed. We will start off with the University of Iowa’s Injury Prevention program. Pam Hoogerwerf, and her great team will discuss their exceptional program, and […]

Saris Poster Contest

IOWA—October 8th 2015— Iowa Safe Routes to School is partnering with Saris Cycling Group, a US manufacturer of bicycle racks and cycling training products, to organize the 4th Annual Fifth Grade National Bicycling Poster Contest.  The contest is asking 5th grade students to create a poster around the famous John F. Kennedy quote, “Nothing compares […]

New Iowa Safe Routes to School Director

Iowa Bicycle Coalition appoints Troy Carter as Safe Routes to School Coordinator The Iowa Bicycle Coalition announced today the appointment of North Liberty resident, Troy Carter, as their Safe Routes to School Director.  Mr. Carter brings a passion for cycling and many other skills to the organization. Mr. Carter is very familiar with the Safe […]