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, community organizers, city staff, law enforcement, public health workers, elected officials, and anyone else committed to the health of our children and our cities. Details and updates coming soon; stay connected when you subscribe to our mailing list.
Kansas City Regional Safe Routes to School Summit
The KC Regional Safe Routes to School Summit convenes 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.
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Center for Academic Achievement
8200 West 71st Street
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
- Case studies/best practices
- Walking School Bus programs
- Incentives and funding options
- Design and infrastructure
- Creative placemaking
- Public and mental health
- Teachers and school personnel
- Urban planners
- Public health professionals
- Transportation planners
- Advocates and community members
- Elected officials and policy-makers