Archive for February 2019

2018 illegal passing survey

While school buses remain incredibly safe, we all know that students who ride buses are most vulnerable when they are outside the bus in the “danger zone.” Minnesota is assisting the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) in coordinating a national survey to determine the prevalence of illegal passing of school…

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Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Minnesota communities and schools wanting to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to school can apply for planning assistance grants through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Application deadline is March 3. “Many Minnesota communities lack basic connections, such as bike paths and sidewalks, that safely link students to their…

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MNDOT offers safe routes to school funding

Minnesota communities and schools wanting to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to school can apply for planning assistance grants through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Application deadline is March 3. “Many Minnesota communities lack basic connections, such as bike paths and sidewalks, that safely link students to their…

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