Archive for the 'Safe Routes to School' Category

Video from Walk to School Day at Mallett’s Bay


Posted by on Oct 14 2010

Here is a fun video from Walk to School Day (last Wednesday) at Mallett’s Bay Elementary in Colchester.  Huge numbers of kids and tremendous enthusiasm, undampened by the rain!   Walking and biking are on the rise, and Colchester is leading the way. Many thanks to Lisa Lagerquist for all her work as Safe Routes […]

Local Motion and Safe Kids to Offer Free Bike Safety Training this Saturday!


Posted by on Jun 11 2010
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This Saturday, June 12, Local Motion and Safe Kids Vermont will offer a FREE bike safety fair and helmet check at the University Mall in South Burlington from 10 to 1.  The event will take place right in front of the old Home Goods store, next to Hannaford.  Loaner bikes and helmets will be provided […]

Where the Sidewalk Ends


Posted by on Mar 04 2010
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All over Chittenden County, residents are clamoring for more sidewalks and crosswalks. Unfortunately, getting them built is proving difficult.  In Hinesburg and Colchester, tight budgets have put sidewalk projects on hold. Last week in Burlington, nearly 20 residents packed a Burlington Public Works Commission meeting to voice their support for a critical sidewalk connection between […]

Put This On Loop


Posted by on Sep 03 2009
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This is awesome. Have a listen to these songs: “I wanna walk” by Blane Lyon “Ride my bike” by Blane Lyon Here’s the skinny from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership: San Francisco Bay Area musician Blane Lyon recently produced two upbeat, hip, and modern Safe Routes to School theme songs titled “I want […]