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Walk and Wheel Wednesdays

Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) is providing fun resources for families to stay active during the COVID-19 pandemic. MFF and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) are launching Walk and Wheel Wednesdays to give socially-distanced Michigan families opportunities for healthy and fun outdoor activity. Beginning May 6, families are invited to be active by spending at least […]

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Case Study: Miller Elementary of Dearborn Nurtures Meaningful Public Engagement in SRTS Planning

After a school completed their surveys, and walking and biking audit, the next step is to start the action planning process. The action planning process is intended to engage community, and this case study on Mill Elementary school in Dearborn shows how they fostered community engagement to create their action plan. As the birthplace of

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students and adults on bike gather together with SRTS coordinator for Bike to School Day event in Detroit

Case Study: Detroit Safe Routes to School’s Value-Added Planning

Detroit, the “Motor City”, is known for the innovation of the automobile which is ingrained into mainstream culture. This, and much of Detroit’s history, means different things to different people with wide variations based on where residents live and how they move through the city. The appreciation of Detroit’s transportation history is especially true for

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Michigan Took a Walk on the Wild Side for the 2019 W2SD!

A few weeks ago, over 88,000 students from 304 schools across Michigan celebrated Walk to School Day (W2SD). Michiganders are mighty, coming out in record numbers through inclement weather to celebrate the importance of safe places for students who depend on and choose to walk and bike to school. Such a great accomplishment could not take place without dedicated parents, educators, municipal leaders, and students

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Make the costumes the only spooky thing on Halloween

Halloween is an exciting holiday for all of us- from picking costumes to getting dressed up to trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Make sure the Halloween events and festivities safe and stress-free with these safety tips. Costume Selection Select costumes that are bright and reflective. Consider wearing reflectors or lights, adding reflective tape or striping to costumes, and using

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