By 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 located at 1300 Williams Street in San Leandro on Tuesday, August 7 starting at 2 p.m.
A presentation will include an introduction from the Mayor’s Office, San Leandro Unified School District 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 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.
To learn more about the Safe Routes to School Program, contact Reh-Lin Chen, Engineering and Transportation Department at (510) 577-3438.