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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January 2, 2020

cassAs we celebrate our holidays, the end of a decade and the prospects that lie ahead I am especially grateful for our community this year and the opportunity we had to gather in person at the Safe Routes to School National Conference in Tampa, FL.

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November 25, 2019

Late last week, Congress passed a bill to continue funding the federal government agencies and programs until the end of December, giving them several more weeks to keep negotiating on spending levels.  Also included in that bill, which President Trump signed into law, was language to cancel the pending transportation rescission.  As we have discussed a few times in recent months, this $7.6 billion rescission would have likely taken more than one year’s funding away from the Transportation

November 20, 2019

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We continue to feel inspired and energized by the Safe Routes to School National Conference. Thank you to everyone who traveled to Tampa to join us, and for sharing your knowledge, challenges, and ideas over the past 3 days. If you missed the conference, we're pleased to share a recap of highlights.

Day One

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October 25, 2019

It's the all-important end of the federal fiscal year, so we have a lot to report on for how states are handling their Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding.  We always see a lot of activity in the last quarter of a fiscal year, but this year we saw more than usual because states are preparing for an impending rescission.