Bike and Roll to School Day 2024


Bike and Roll to School Day graphic with text stating join us May 8, 2024 with a bike wheel as the dot of the "I" and a bike trailing off the "E" in Bike, a skate board near "and", a wheelchair before the "R" in Roll, roller skates before the to, and a scooter near the "D" in day.

Bike and Roll to School Day 2024

Celebrate Bike and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, May 8! Join children and adults around the nation to celebrate the joy of bicycling. Celebrated worldwide since 1997, the goal of the event is to encourage children and teens to be more active on their school commute. Join us by registering your school for Bike and Roll to [...]

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Spring Forward, Look Back

As we spring ahead into the year, let's pause for a moment to reflect on our past accomplishments. Through our collective talents, strengths, and collaboration, Safe Routes to School programming and projects in Michigan are making a difference by making it safer and easier for students to walk, bike, and roll to school. Thank you!  

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Michigan Health Endowment Fund RFP

Michigan Health Endowment Fund (Health Fund) is a philanthropic foundation whose mission is "to improve the health and wellness of Michigan residents, with special emphasis on the health and wellness of children and seniors, while reducing the cost of healthcare." The Health Fund's 2024 Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyles Initiative is now open for projects that

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Transportation Bonanza 15 Reflections

This year’s Transportation Bonanza brought together professionals in transportation, planning, and public health to learn about Safe Routes to School and active transportation. Held in person for the first time since 2020, the full-day conference gave us all the opportunity to gather, collaborate, connect, and reconnect with one another on a deeper level. Our team

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Sharing the Love

Our goal to get more students out walking, biking, and rolling to and from school could not be achieved without the incredible people and organizations putting in their time and effort to support bicyclists and pedestrians in active transportation methods across Michigan. To show our appreciation and help you find new ideas, we recommend checking

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Hiring a Program Coordinator

We are hiring for a full-time Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program Coordinator position in the SRTS program at Michigan Fitness Foundation in our office in Old Town Lansing. The SRTS Program Coordinator partners with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and in-state communities to support funding plans to increase pedestrian infrastructure and non-infrastructure programming. The

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Terminology Booklet

How do you tell the difference between a cycle track and a sidepath? Which one is pictured above? The answer might not be so obvious. We recommend downloading the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Bureau of Transportation Planning’s newly updated Bicycle and Pedestrian Terminology: A Guide to Active Transportation Infrastructure.  The booklet is a great resource to reference when creating

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MDOT Complete Streets Survey

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is in the process of aligning its Complete Streets policy with its mission to serve and connect people, communities, and the economy through transportation. In their quest for alignment and to update the current policy, they are seeking public input using an online Complete Streets survey. The survey is available and open

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