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USDOT Sets Ambitious Goals for Biking and Walking

In September, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a new Strategic Agenda for Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation, which will guide their spending and initiatives for the next five years.

Becoming One of America’s Healthiest Schools, One Step at a Time

Guest blog post written by Karen Mohr, Principal, Beryl Heights Elementary School, Redondo Beach, CA.

To become one of America’s Healthiest Schools, it simply takes one step at a time.

Sign On to Support Significant Investments in Physical Activity

Please join the Safe Routes to School National Partnership in asking our next President to make a significant investment in getting Americans more physically active. Half of adults and 75 percent of children in this country do not meet the minimum levels of physical activity recommended for good health. Yet, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently has very little funding to address our nation’s physical inactivity crisis.
 

Thousands Tell USDOT to Count People Instead of Cars; AASHTO Says Your Opinion Shouldn't Matter

Back in May, we asked you to take action against the US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) proposed “system performance measures” that would have measured the speed of cars and trucks in seven different ways, while devoting no measures at all to people walking, bicycling, and taking transit. 

Remembering Deb Hubsmith

Deb riding a bike

Targeted Solutions: Countermeasures for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

The US DOT recently enacted a rule that will require states and metropolitan planning organizations to set targets for bicycle and pedestrian safety. Targeted and effective interventions will be needed to achieve desired progress in reducing fatalities and injuries.

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