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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 […]

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 […]