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Hold State DOTs Accountable in Using TAP Funding

The new Congress convened for the first time this week, setting its rules and electing its leaders. The Senate will quickly move to confirmation hearings on President-Elect Trump’s nominees to head various agencies, including Elaine Chao to serve as Secretary of Transportation.  Congress will move quickly on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, though new infrastructure funding is likely to wait until at least late spring.

Safe Routes to School Healthy Heroes Spotlight: Kathy Durham & Penny Ellson

This guest blog post was written by Rosie Mesterhazy, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, City of Palto Alto.

Election Results: What It Means for Safe Routes to School and Healthy Communities

Now, nearly a month after Election Day, Washington is in the full swing of the transition between administrations and there’s constantly changing speculation about policies and personnel. While we can’t predict what will happen, we can review what information has come to light thus far and the impact it might have on Safe Routes to School and healthy communities.

The Role of Safe Routes to School in Protecting Kids from Hateful Harassment and Bullying

Over the last few weeks, our country has seen an alarming increase in hate-motivated slurs and attacks.

Pokémon Go and the Gamification of Active Travel

This blog post is authored by National Partnership research advisor, Stephanie Tepperberg.

Congratulations, Walk to School Day Award Winners!

Last week on October 5th, thousands of kids, parents, teachers, and community members participated in the 20th Anniversary of International Walk to School Day.

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