BFOC has officially begun developing a Safe Routes to School campaign with staff members of Rosemont Elementary School in North Oak Cliff. The kickoff date for this program will be on October 7th, in coordination with the National “Walk/Bike to School Day“. The event will be one of many we’re planning for a week long Bicycle Festival in October.
Safe Routes to School programs were first championed in places like the Netherlands, to encourage children to safely walk and bicycle. The goal was to make bicycling irresistible…the results have been incredible: