Active Transportation Panel

The good folks who bring you the “Safer Routes to School” program in Portland are also sponsoring this panel:

Monday, NOV 16TH, 10:30 AM – Noon

Panel Discussion: Promoting Active Transportation at School – Successes and Lessons Learned

Location: NORTH PORTLAND LIBRARY BRANCH (512 N Killingsworth St)

Develop new ideas for successful active transportation at your school and problem-solve approaches to overcoming challenges!

Please join Safe Routes to School on November 16th (Monday) for this engaging panel discussion. Three parent volunteers will each share their experiences in promoting biking and walking at their schools, followed by a Q&A period.

Panelists and topics:

– Meg Hagan, Laurelhurst K-7 – Creating Laurelhurst’s “alternative transportation week” and securing impressive levels of student participation.

– Anne Laufe, Roseway Heights K-8 – Building enthusiasm among students and families, and leading by example.

– Laurie Paulsen, Beach PK-8 – The bike fairy, friendly rivals and dedicated teachers: Ingredients for walking and biking success.

Coffee, pastries and fruit will be provided.

More info here.

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