The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) National Partnership needs our help to make biking and walking to school part of the nation's efforts to combat childhood obesity:
Last month, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the Let's Move initiative to solve the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation. An important component of that effort is the new Task Force on Childhood Obesity,... read the whole note.
A team of SVBC staff and board members will head to Washington D.C. next week to participate in the 2010 National Bike Summit. This year’s Summit marks ten years of cycling advocates from across the nation meeting to learn, share, and advocate in the nation’s capital. While in D.C., attendees will participate in workshops designed to unify our message on issues affecting the bicycling... read the whole note.
Your help is needed to preserve funding intended for Safe Routes to Transit (SR2T). Please join SVBC and the Bay Area Bicycle Coalition in demanding the 2009 Regional Transportation Plan be honored.
From BABC:"The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) adopted by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in April 2009 promised $50 Million each in funding over the next 5 years... read the whole note.