Advocacy News

National Walk to School Day is Oct. 4th!


Hundreds of Maine school children will walk or bike to school with family members, school staff and volunteers in celebration of National Walk to School Day on October 4th. Organized events are planned at schools across the state throughout October, … Continue reading

 

May 10 is National Bike to School Day


Hundreds of Maine school children will bike or walk to school with family members, school staff and volunteers in celebration of National Bike to School Day on May 10th. Organized events were planned at schools across the state throughout May, which is … Continue reading

 

The Maine Walking School Bus Program Awards 3 New Schools!


The Maine Walking School Bus (WSB) Program – a partnership of the Maine Center for Disease Control, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine and the Maine Department of Transportation – is excited to announce that Vine Street (Bangor), Abraham Lincoln (Bangor), … Continue reading

 

Smart Tips for Winter Walking & Bicycling


Parents: Help your children dress properly, stay healthy, and travel safely during Maine’s winter months. Staying warm and dry will help your student focus and perform better in the classroom! Dress for the Cold Add an extra layer: Teach your … Continue reading

 

Safe Routes to School Newsletter Archive


The Maine Safe Routes to School Program compiles a monthly newsletter to keep you in the know about local success stories, exciting program updates, and funding opportunities. Check out our past newsletters for inspiration, then SIGN UP for our SRTS … Continue reading