Helping Obesity Through Walking to School

The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star has a nice overview of the Alliance for Community Choice in Transportation‘s Safe Routes to School program and their Walking Wednesday program. They’ve established standard, safe routes for students to walk to Greenbrier Elementary, Buford Middle School, and Greenbrier has all of their students walk to school on Wednesday. With childhood obesity on the rise and traffic (and related environmental problems) only getting worse, ACCT’s program is helping with a host of problems.

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