Northeast Iowa Safe Routes to School

About Northeast Iowa Safe Routes to School

The Northeast Iowa Safe Routes to School Program, housed within Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission works to encourages active school travel and safe community routes throughout Northeast Iowa.

Bike Rodeos Abound

Nearly 2000 students were educated on bike and pedestrian safety education this spring through Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission’s Bike Rodeo events held in conjunction with area schools. During the Bike Rodeos, students learned many important safety skills and then practiced their new skills on an obstacle course and mini-roadway. Helmets (just about 600!) were also handed out to any student needing one free of charge. Continue reading