Safe Routes to School: Statewide Town Halls

All Oregon kids deserve to have a safe route to school – and over the next few weeks you can add your voice to the conversation. The For Every Kid coalition is co-hosting Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Town Halls across the state and you’re invited!

Each 90-minute event will include a brief presentation about the current SRTS program in that area, and an update about the 2017 legislative session and how safe routes to school may be included in the next transportation package. Food and childcare will be provided.

Please be sure to RSVP for an upcoming Town Hall:

  • January 25- Redmond Town Hall (RSVP)
  • February 7- East Portland Town Hall (RSVP)
  • February 9- Seaside Town Hall (RSVP)
  • February 27- Klamath Falls Town Hall (RSVP)
  • March 6- Lobby Day in Salem
  • March 7- Salem Town Hall (RSVP)

These events are being organized by the For Every Kid coalition of which Oregon Environmental Council is a member.

For Every Kid is a growing coalition of community, public health, and social justice organizations dedicated to making safe routes to school for every kid by advocating for dedicated funds for Safe Routes to School programs and projects that make streets safe. Supporters include the Community Alliance of Tenants, the Community Cycling Center, and thousands more.

Read more: “Why Safe Routes to School?

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