News Archive for 2008
Winans Elementary School (Lansing Waverly Schools) was one of 11 schools that participated in the Safe Routes to School pilot project from 2003-2005. In January 2008, the Winans SR2S team received a Safe Routes to School funding award. The success stories continue: Winans' Walk to School Day event was featured in a recent Lansing State Journal article.
George Long Elementary School's (Grass Lake) Walk to School Day event was showcased in a story that ran in the Jackson Citizen-Patriot. George Long Elementary school was among the schools that received a Safe Routes to School funding award in January 2008.
NBC News recently featured a story on a successful walking school bus program in New Jersey.
Congratulations to the fall 2008 Safe Routes to School funding award recipients! Read about all 41 award recipients here.
Individual schools receiving much deserved kudos for their hard work include:
- The Muskegon Chronicle reported on Ellen Grace Loftis Elementary School's (Muskegon Heights) Safe Routes to School funding award. Congratulations to Loftis!
- Williams Elementary School (Flint) and Grand Blanc East Middle School (Grand Blanc) were recently featured in stories that ran on WEYI Channel 25 and WJRT Channel 12. Congratulations to Williams and Grand Blanc East!
The Safe Routes to School program at Herig Elementary School (Saginaw) was showcased in a story that ran in the Saginaw News. Congratulations to Herig!
The Walk to School Day events at Douglas Elementary School and Saugatuck Middle School (Saugatuck Public Schools) were highlighted in a story in the Allegan County News. A follow-up story appeared in the Grand Rapids Press.
An interesting article about the impact of rising fuel costs on pupil transportation recently appeared in Newsweek. Read "Waving Goodbye to the Bus" here.