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April 21, 2016 2:38 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Safe Routes to School National Conference

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The Safe Routes to School National Conference was held April 5–7 in Columbus, Ohio. The conference, Intersections: Where Transportation and Health Meet, explored programs across the country that are pioneering safe routes to school for children to create healthy, vibrant communities. The conference featured both Plan4Health coalitions and organizational partners in this work, including the Plan4Health grantee in the host city — the Columbus Public Health Chronic Disease Prevention Advisory Board.

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Learn more about the safe routes to school work in Ohio by watching a video about the coalition’s active living strategies on the Peer Learning Network and read about the Columbus, Indiana, Plan4Health coalition’s work in this blog post. Also check out Plan4Health’s curated list of safe routes to school resources and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and National Center for Safe Routes to School websites to learn more about how you can help make communities and schools safer, healthier, and more active.

Image from Columbus, Indiana, Plan4Health coalition – Reach Healthy Communities.