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2011-09-30 07:00:00

Walking to school is the first step in creating a healthy future for our region. BikeWalkKC is helping schools across the region celebrate walking to school. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) September 30, 2011 October is International Walk to School Month and October 5, 2011 is International Walk to School Day. Join BikeWalkKC and thousands of local children as they celebrate walking to school as a healthy way to start their day. Students will form walking school buses and bike trains and will...

2011-09-13 13:00:00

Buses fueled by propane autogas demonstrate economic, environmental benefits at the 2011 BusCon Expo at Chicagoâs Navy Pier. On display are a CleanFuel USA propane autogas refueling dispenser, a Roush CleanTech Ford E-450 shutle bus, and a zero-turn-radius commercial lawn mower. Washington (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Today the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) demonstrates how fleet managers and executives can reduce emissions and maintenance costs with buses...

2011-08-22 19:44:58

In a study of fourth-graders at eight elementary schools in the Houston Independent School District, researchers at the USDA/ARS Children´s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine found that students who participated in a Walking School Bus program had increased rates of walking to school and increased daily minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. The report appears in the current issue of Pediatrics. "In the United States, children are not meeting the...

2011-08-19 17:02:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student Transportation of America (STA) issued a notice today for parents of all Duval County Magnet School students, confirming that the school bus company will be serving all magnet schools in Duval County and is ready to add routes where needed to assist families whose routes were dropped by Durham School Services this week. In June, as a result of budget shortfalls, Duval County Public Schools cut all bus service to and from magnet...

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