Crossing guards play a vital role in the lives of children who walk or bike to school each day. At the same time, the position of crossing guard is one of the most dangerous municipal jobs. They often face poor...more ››
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The NJ Safe Routes to School Resource Center released a report on how school districts can address busing cuts which includes recommendations on how schools and municipalities can assess walking and bicycling conditions for students. If you know a school...more ››
Wednesday October 9th is International Walk to School Day– a great day for kicking off Walk and Bike to School Month by joining students, parents, and community leaders from New Jersey and around the world for a healthy and fun...more ››
Encouraging all children, including children with disabilities, to be physically active and participate in Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs is a vital component of New Jersey SRTS and a specified goal in the federal legislation that created the program. ...more ››
KaBOOM!, in partnership with Dr. Pepper Snapple, is accepting applications for grants to be used toward the purchase of playground equipment. To be eligible for a Let’s Play Community Construction grant, playgrounds must be assembled using the KaBOOM! community-build model,...more ››