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SR2S – It’s Not Just About Chickens

Posted on: November 15th, 2014 by Glenn

We had fun last month with our SR2S campaign and ‘Walker’, the Safe Routes to School Chicken.  But Safe Routes to School is not just fun and games, it actually works!  A new study shows a consistent year-to-year increase in kids walking and biking to school in areas with an active Safe Routes to School Read the Rest…

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Secretary Foxx Announces new Bike/Ped Safety Initiative

Posted on: September 11th, 2014 by Glenn

Exciting news on the Federal level!  A new policy will focus on Bike/Ped Safety and includes measures specifically targeting rural communities with state highways as their main street. USDOT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/10/14 PITTSBURGH – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a new initiative to reduce the growing number of pedestrian and bicyclist injuries Read the Rest…

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Malone Complete Streets Board Seeks Funding

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by Glenn

The Malone Complete Streets Partnership has become an official board of the Town and Village of Malone.  They held their first organizing meeting earlier this summer and are now seeking funds for their first project, adding a sidewalk and/or bike lane to an upcoming construction project on State Street between Franklin Academy and the Malone Read the Rest…

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NCHHN Hosts Bike Safety Week

Posted on: July 29th, 2014 by Glenn

Earlier this month, the Franklin County Safe Routes to School Program in association with the North Country Healthy Heart Network hosted a week long biking and walking safety course as part of the Saranac Lake Area Youth Program at Petrova School.  You can see photos from the event and more in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.

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Congress for New Urbanism

Posted on: July 8th, 2014 by Glenn

Last month Heartnetwork program manager Jamie Konkoski attended the Congress for New Urbanism in Buffalo.  You can read some of her takeaways at Get Out and Live North Country.

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