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Me with the sibkid on the tag-along.

Fix the One-Way Trails, Please

My 7-year-old sibkid “K” spent a week with me in the Big City so she could go to day camp. I registered K at a “nearby” program (that K loved). But Lake Harriet Upper Elementary School isn’t THAT nearby. I’d hoped we could practice riding bikes initially, as K is still working on that skill, but […]

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Chart of the Day: How Kids Get to School

Back in the ’60s, about half of all kids in the US biked or walked to school. Today, that number is something like 15%. Obviously, that’s a problem. Still, though, that’s starting to change. Via Streetsblog, here’s a recent look at the mode share for young folk:   Here’s what Tanya Snyder says in the Streetsblog […]

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