Topics in Episode 135:
We learn about Safe Routes to School programs; San Rafael, CA.
We look at environmental health and walking; Berkeley, CA.
Walkable environments can be part of quality disease prevention; Oakland, CA.
We learn about Pedestrian Safety Action Plans; Davis, CA.
Families walk to school together past a member of the school safety patrol. Safe Routes To School programs make the changes necessary for children to walk safely to school. These can include improved sidewalks and crosswalks, educational activities, and enforcement of traffic laws.