Governor Christie has declared April Walk and Bike to School Month in New Jersey and communities throughout  the State are coming together to celebrate by planning Safe Routes to School events all month.  From North to South, communities across the state will be participating in walk to school days, hosting educational safety assemblies, kicking off walking school bus programs, initiating walking contests, and hosting bike rodeos.  So far, the following April walk and bike to school events have been scheduled:

 

  • Hillside School in Allendale
  • Barack H. Obama and Thurgood Marshall Elementary Schools in Asbury Park
  • Califon Public School Califon
  • Freehold Learning Center and Park Ave Elementary School in Freehold Borough
  • Frenchtown Elementary School in Frenchtown
  • Hampton Public School in Hampton
  • Bartle Elementary School and Irving Primary School in Highland Park
  • Lambertville Public School in Lambertville
  • Campbell Elementary School  in Metuchen
  • Sacred Heart School in Mount Holly
  • Netcong Elementary School in Netcong
  • Allen W. Roberts School and             Salt Brook School in New Providence
  • West End School, East End School, Stony Brook School and Somerset School in North Plainfield
  • Ocean Township Public Library in Ocean Township
  • Raritan Bay Area YMCA in Perth Amboy
  • Riverside Elementary, Community Park Elementary , and Johnson Park Elementary in Princeton
  • Stockton Borough School in Stockton
  • Grant Elementary School, Paul Robeson Elementary School, and Martin Luther King Elementary in Trenton
  • Salem Drive School in Whippany
  • Oak Knoll Elementary in Williamstown
  • Oak Ridge Heights School #21 in Woodbridge[lightbox link=”http://www.saferoutesnj.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Article-pic-2.jpg” thumb=”http://www.saferoutesnj.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Article-pic-2-166×195.jpg” width=”166″ align=”right” title=”Article pic 2″ frame=”true” icon=”image”]

Is your school or community on the list?  If you don’t have an event scheduled yet, don’t worry – there is still time to contact your local TMA SRTS Coordinator and work with them to schedule an event this spring. For more information on where to find your TMA SRTS Coordinators and how they can help, visit http://www.saferoutesnj.org/about/regional-coordinator-tmas/