Own Our Hurt: A Reflection on the Spread and Scale Convening Hosted by the East Salinas Building Healthy Communities

As I looked at the sun rising over the mountain tops and the water glistening as the sun started to shine its rays upon its shores, it began to creating a sense of calmness and belonging that energized my soul; as a cool breeze blow all around me. This was how each day started for …

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2019 Safe Routes to School Conference Reflections

The Safe Routes to School Conference in Tampa, FL last month consisted of many small group discussions around how do we sustain mature programs, prevent burnout, and tackle generations of inequitable funding distribution. However, if there is one takeaway that had the most profound impact it was this: none of us are doing enough to …

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Our Response to the Recent Pedestrian Fatalities in Sacramento

Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA Across the nation, news media outlets are reporting that pedestrian deaths are at a 30-year high. This comes at a time when in Sacramento we are seeing a rapid increase in the number of fatal vehicle – pedestrian collisions in the first part of 2019, including five tragic collisions across Sacramento …

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What We’re Reading 4/5/19

This week the team has been reading about transportation investment and its many forms! While funding may not always be the most thrilling topic these articles highlight interesting viewpoints like how housing policy is actually transportation and climate change policy, how you can help improve transportation funding right now of the U.S Senate floor and what public …

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