Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Grant Buys Bikes/Helmets For Local Bicycle Education

A grant from the SpokeFest Association will provide 30 new bikes and helmets to Central Valley School District students to help get kids involved in cycling.

The $6,100 grant paid for the bikes, which will be rotated throughout CV elementary schools. Each school will have the bikes for about three weeks to complete a bicycle education curriculum for all fourth and fifth grade students.
The Down to Earth Northwest Blog has the details.

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.