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Safe Routes to School Webinar II

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October 17, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In the spirit of the back-to-school season, WalkWorks is offering two webinars about Safe Routes to School (SRTS) in September and October. SRTS helps local communities and school districts make the healthy and thoughtful choice of walking and biking to school a safe and accessible one. But what does it really mean? Attend these webinars and learn more about the concept and its potential for your community.

The second webinar, focusing on examples from Pennsylvania, will be held on Monday, October 17, from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Please use this link to register for the program.

Speakers include:

  • Kori Johnson, program manager with Safe Routes Partnership, on the history, rationale, and benefits of Safe Routes for communities and education systems
  • Panel:
    • Harriet Jackson, SRTS Coordinator, Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure
    • Ted King-Smith, Education Manager, BikePGH
    • Dena Driscoll, Parent/SRTS Advocate, Philadelphia Public Schools
    • Mary Howe, former Lewisburg Area School Board Director
    • Maureen Farrell, Executive Director, GVF Transportation Management Association
    • David Grady, Township Manager, Nether Providence Township
    • Fionnuala Quinn, Consulting Engineer, Philly Traffic Garden Project
  • Joe Banks, PennDOT Consultant Project Manager and Associate Manager for the Office of Project Implementation at the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, on SRTS program guidelines and how to get your community ready to apply for funding

Join us for a second round of education and inspiration!

WalkWorks is a collaboration between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Downtown Center. The program encourages community residents and community leaders to consider how to make the places we live safer, more accessible, and inviting for people who want or need to walk, bike, use mobility devices like wheelchairs, or access transit. For more information or assistance with registration, please email pawalkworks@padowntown.org or call 717-233-4675×114.


October 17, 2022
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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