The YMCA of Greater Toledo Live Well program and the City of Toledo receive $710,000 grant

. November 1, 2017.
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The YMCA of Greater Toledo Live Well program and the City of Toledo will receive a $710,000 grant from the the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to support the Safe Routes to School Program throughout the city. $250,000 is earmarked to focus to upgrade crosswalks, improve sidewalks, install bike lanes and educate the community on safe active transportation. Live Well Greater Toledo and Safe Routes to School will receive $460,000 for projects and programs for students in the Toledo Public School District focusing on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

To create a community that supports and enhances safe walking and biking to school on the 6 E’s— engineering, enforcement, evaluation, education, encouragement and equity— to make the trip to and from school more safe and sustainable.