Blog Posts By: Maggie Priesmeyer

Summit brings focus on safe routes to schools

October 4, 2017

Safe Routes to School is a national movement to get more students biking and walking to school. This movement promotes healthy, safe, and connected neighborhoods. Locally, several organizations, schools, municipalities, and community members support Safe Routes to School programming in a variety of ways from walking school buses and bicycle education to installation of new […]

Bike program receives overwhelming interest at East High School

May 23, 2016

The idea of a bike program at East High School in the Kansas City Public School District started small — with an email several months ago from a math teacher interested in bringing bicycle education to a few of his students. After an initial planning meeting and settling on a curriculum flow and start date […]

Kids Beat Heat to Learn Bike Basics

July 29, 2014

Students at Russell Jones Education Center in the Park Hill School District participated in the final BLAST: Kids on Bikes class of the season earlier this summer. Russell Jones Education Center is a K-12 school focused on teaching and empowering students with special needs and emotional disabilities, preparing them with skills to lead a successful […]

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