Safe Routes to School National Conference in Minneapolis this week

Missouri has a nice delegation at the Safe Routes to School National Conference in Minneapolis this week.

We have an even dozen folks from Missouri here, and several sessions being presented by people from Missouri.

You can follow the latest from the conference on Twitter (hashtag #SRTSconf).

Here are a few of the most recent tweets:

 

  • mobikefed Our session on making sure SRTS funding reaches poor & minority schools is coming up @ 3:45 at SRTSconf. It's a good success story for MO!
  • Activate Omaha 25% reduction in crashes when ped countdown timers installed at intersections. Only $2000 per intersection to install. srtsconf
  • mobikefed Sarah Shipley of MoBikeFed and Carolyn Szczepanski (of KC) are giving their presentation on promoting SRTS now at the SRTSconf in Minneapolis.
  • SafeRoutesNow SafeRoutesNow Want some compelling Safe Routes to School facts for your messaging? Share these! SRTSconf fb.me/vJ6JVUgj
  • Activate Omaha The biggest solution to making everyone safer -including drivers-is to slow traffic down. srtsconf
  • Activate Omaha Great data from engineering session to help us make the case. Bike lanes reduce crashes by half, road diet reduces crashes 29%. srtsconf
  • Andy Clarke Thanks Victor Mendez for speaking at srtsconf. Big deal to have you here.
  • WalkBoston So many great walking facilities along the Mississippi. Now watching a presentation from reconnecting CEO at SRTSconf in Minneapolis
  • mobikefed Ian Thomas summarizing how walking to school improves both academics and behaviour at West Blvd Elementary in Columbia, at SRTSconf
  • Cory Wilkerson Nice Ride bike share citywide! These things are everywhere in mpls! SRTSconf twitpic.com/6741lu
  • WalkBoston "Bike and pedestrian projects create more jobs than highway projects. That is a 'bikepedisan' fact." SRTSconf