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Free webinar on working with Safe Routes to School


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A web seminar will address how student transportation departments can collaborate with Safe Routes to School to help children get to school safely.Photo from Safe Routes to School National Partnership

A web seminar will address how student transportation departments can collaborate with Safe Routes to School to help children get to school safely.
Photo from Safe Routes to School National Partnership

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership will host a free web seminar to address how student transportation departments can collaborate with Safe Routes to School to help children get to school safely.

The webinar, titled “Buses, Boots, and Bicycles: Getting Safe Routes to School and Student Transportation Departments to Work Together,” will be held on Thursday, July 17, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern.

According to Safe Routes to School, the webinar will examine how collaboration can enable children to get to school safely while supporting a comprehensive school transportation system. Speakers will discuss barriers to collaboration, strategies for overcoming those obstacles, and specific ways to work together.

The program will also showcase a school transportation department that gets kids to school by foot, bicycle, scooter, school bus and carpool.

Speakers will include:

• Michael Martin, executive director of the National Association for Pupil Transportation
• Bob Young, director of transportation at Boulder (Colo.) Valley School District
• Sara Zimmerman, technical assistance director for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership

To register for the free webinar, go here.

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership has also released a “Buses, Boots, and Bicycles” report, which is available here.


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