Summer 2015

Summer Break- Iowa Safe Routes to School Update
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Summer is Here
but we can still educate your kids on safe walking and biking.

————————————————————————Isn’t it weird how short summer break feels? I mean, I thought we just got started, but it’s already July and before we know it, school is back in session yet again. Both my spring and start of summer have been crazy busy. As a statewide organization, I get the chance to travel across the state of Iowa to educate communities and children on how to safely walk and ride bikes. It’s pretty spectacular.

Here are some of the communities I traveled to since April…

Brandon, Iowa City, Ankeny, Nevada, Osage, Mason City, Moravia, Cedar Rapids, New Albin, Waukon, Bellevue, Ossian, Dunkerton, Spirit Lake, Urbana, Waterville, Sac City,Lisbon, Independence, Le Mars, Moville, West Burlington, Des Moines, Sioux City, Waterloo, Oelwein 
If you’re interested in bringing Safe Routes to School to your community, please contact me. I have funds set aside for travel throughout the state of Iowa. As the Safe Routes to School Program Director, it’s my job to teach as many kids across the state of Iowa the importance of safe walking and biking.

With school starting in just 2 months I wanted to take this time to start promoting International Walk/ Bike To School day on October 7. In 2014 we had 72 schools participating and this year our goal is 100 schools across the state. Register by hitting the tab below.

If you’re interested in getting a hold of me, hit the second tab for my email!

Register for Walk/ Bike to School Day!
Email Alana!
International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day. It began in 1997 as a one-day event. Over time, this event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration – with record breaking participation – each October. Today, thousands of schools across America – from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico – participate every October.Walk to School Day 2015 is scheduled for October 7.