News and Success Stories

June 26, 2018
As an organization that is devoted to healthy kids and healthy places, we have been appalled by the intentional separation of children from their families at our country’s southern border and the ongoing mass detention of migrant families.
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March 27, 2020

woman biking with a toddler

The City of Philadelphia closed a major road to cars to create more space for people to walk and bike at a socially safe distance during the covid-19 pandemic.

March 24, 2020
During these unprecedented times, we’ve heard or seen a number of folks asking about ideas for continuing this important work when schools are closed. How can we still encourage walking and biking safely? How can we support parents looking for ways to keep their kids active at home? How can we ensure that we’re collectively ready to hit the ground running again when schools open back up and we resume our normal daily lives?
March 5, 2020

Portland Family Separated on the Way to School: Why School Zones Must Be Designated Safe Zones

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February 18, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD) has joined with seven other House Democrats (Reps. Brownley-CA, Espaillat-NY, Lipinski-IL, Cohen-TN, Huffman-CA, Titus-NV, and Carson-IN) to introduce the Safe Routes to School Expansion Act, HR 5891.

The legislation proposes making several improvements to the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), which is funded at nearly $2.4 billion per year.  The bill would: