Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Safe Routes to School

Draft CA Budget Ups Bike/Ped Funds, Leaves Safe Routes to School in Doubt

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The budget proposed yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown and state lawmakers includes a new “Active Transportation Program” that would increase overall funding for walking and biking improvements but may put California’s Safe Routes to Schools program at risk. Under the proposed ATP, currently separate funding streams would be consolidated into one larger program, increasing the overall pot […]

Bike to School Day Grows Into Bike to School Week

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It’s Bike to School Week. That’s right — the burgeoning event is no longer confined to a single day. Over 2,500 kids and adults at 52 schools are expected to participate, up from 40 schools last year, according to the SF Bicycle Coalition, which coordinates the event. SFBC Communications Director Kristin Smith said organizers expanded […]