Making (some) progress in Charlotte

walkObserver Editor Mary Newsom had a great column in last Saturday’s paper. (With police assistance because there is no cross walk or pedestrian light at Rea Road and crossing guards are a mere relic of the past) about 30 kids walked to Olde Providence Elementary school. Maybe next year there will be bicyclists too . For full article Click: Walk (and bike) to School.  See also “Search” box this page for a piece on Dick Winters, CABA member and Safe Routes to Schools coordinator for the Char-Meck Health Dept.

See Mary’s blog for a compelling followup letter – written by a blogger who has come back from living in Oregon for several years. Explains how the progressive bike-ped environment in Oregon is a model for Charlotte.


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