Success Stories

Creating Safer Routes to Schools

Safe Routes

Did you know only one in four Colorado youth gets the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity? It’s surprising since Colorado has long been viewed as an outdoor mecca for those engaged in recreational pursuits such as skiing, mountain biking, and hiking.

Advocates are changing that!

Recognizing the impact of a lack of physical activity has on long-term health, a coalition of advocates went to work to establish a Colorado Safe Routes to School Program.

Read the full story here.