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Kids build community, stay active, and learn independence when they walk or bike to school. Join us for conversations about programming, engineering, engagement, and funding Safe Routes to School initiatives in your neighborhood. This event is perfect for school staff, district administration, parents, community organizers, city staff, law enforcement, public health workers, elected officials, and anyone else committed to the health of our children and our cities. Review our 2017 agenda below, and stay tuned for details and updates when you subscribe to our mailing list.

 


Kansas City Regional Safe Routes to School Summit

The inaugural KC Regional Safe Routes to School Summit convened bicycle/pedestrian champions, community partners, public health experts, teachers, district administration, parents, elected officials, and city staff from both sides of the state line to learn, share, and experience all things Safe Routes to School.

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
USD 500 KCK Public Schools Central Office
2010 N. 59th Street, Kansas City, KS

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Topics included:

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  • Walking School Bus programs
  • Biking programs
  • Funding options
  • Sidewalks, crosswalks, and infrastructure
  • Data collection and interpretation
  • Public health

Audiences:

  • Teachers and school personnel
  • Parents
  • Urban planners
  • Public health professionals
  • Transportation planners
  • Advocates and community members
  • Elected officials and policy-makers
Stay tuned for details and be sure to join BikeWalkKC’s Safe Routes to School Mailing List to receive more information.
Thanks to our 2017 Summit sponsors and partners:

         

For more information, purchase orders, or questions, please contact:
education@bikewalkkc.org or call 816-205-7056