Iowa Safe Routes to School Conference

Mark your calendars for January 27, 2022, for the Iowa Safe Routes to School Conference. This year’s conference is focused on showcasing how small changes can make major differences in the community and how kids bike and walk to school. We invite you to attend in person or online!

The 2022 Iowa Safe Routes to School Conference is FREE and ONLINE!  

10 am – How to start a walking school bus – April Bril and Ashley Christensen of Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission

11 am – How to host a bike rodeo in your community – Brenda Vavroch of Iowa NorthlandRegional Council of Governments

12 pm – Lunch Break

1 pm– Child Development and Road Traffic Injury Risk- Elizabeth O’Neil – Psychological and Brain Sciences University of Iowa 

2 pm – A Safe Routes Partnership – Jared Morford of Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Janelle Ballhagen of Blank Children’s Hospital