From the City of San Leandro -
The public is invited to attend a presentation of the City of San Leandro's Safe Routes to School Program at , 1300 Williams Street, on August 7 at 2 p.m.
The presentation will include an introduction to the program from the San Leandro Mayor’s Office, Superintendent Cindy Cathey and San Lorenzo Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Dennis Byas.
The event will provide demonstrations of pedestrian and bicycle safety with program exhibits including a miniature city, blender bikes and traffic sign costume characters.
The Safe Routes to School Program is a nationwide and Alameda County Transportation Commission initiative designed to make bicycling and walking to school a safer, more appealing and healthier alternative for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The City of San Leandro’s Safe Routes to School Program will encourage children to embark on a healthier lifestyle by providing increased safety education, enforcement and infrastructure improvements that will help keep children safer when walking or biking to school.
This program is made possible through a federally funded Safe Routes to School grant and Alameda County’s Measure B program. To learn more about the Safe Routes to School Program, contact Reh-Lin Chen, Engineering and Transportation Department at 510- 577-3438 or RChen@sanleandro.org.