Tag Archives: Safe Routes to School

May 9 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 9th. Organized events were planned at schools across the state throughout May, which is … Continue reading


Two BCM Staffers Share Tips about Biking with Kids

Jim Tasse, the director of education for the Coalition, and Darcy Whittemore, coordinator for the Safe Routes to School Program through MDOT and the Coalition discuss the best ways to get your kids into safe and fun biking!


Twenty-One Maine Communities Awarded Mini-Grants for Building Safer & Stronger Walk & Bike to School Programs

The Maine Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program announced the selection of its 2012 mini-grant recipients last week — a program made possible through the federal Safe Routes to School program with the assistance of several local Healthy Maine Partnerships. … Continue reading


First-Ever National Bike to School Day is May 9! Plan to Bicycle to School with Your Child!

New this spring is the first-ever National Bike to School Day Celebration, Wednesday, May 9th – part of 2012 National Bike Month and a wonderful addition to Maine’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Month!   A newly designed national website,  www.walkbiketoschool.org  will be … Continue reading