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Marion Metropolis Universities proposing Secure Routes to University system

A safer way to allow children to wander and bike to faculty might soon be a possibility for Marion Metropolis Universities. 

For the duration of a Board of Education and learning meeting Monday, a consultant from Toole Structure gave a presentation on a university vacation plan that is staying formulated by the Columbus engineering and landscape architecture organization, MCS and the Ohio Office of Transportation. 

The district programs to utilize for a grant for The Risk-free Routes to Faculty method. A nationwide initiative, the system provides methods, complex assistance, and task funding to encourage students in grades K-8 to stroll or experience their bike to college. ODOT receives $4 million annually for SRTS jobs in five categories: engineering, encouragement, education and learning, enforcement, and evaluation. Each individual task usaully charges close to $400,000, which includes sidewalks, crosswalks, flashing crosswalk indicators and control bump outs, according to ODOT.