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Cleveland Police Go on City-wide Bike Tour with Students

Cleveland Police officers, along with students and their parents, set out on a 20 mile bike ride across the city, each mile creating new memories with officers, hoping to inspire the next generation to wear blue.

Miles Park Featured in Video about Safe Routes Initiative.

The city of Cleveland plans to tear down more than 500 vacant properties to improve safety for students who walk to and from school and to eliminate some of the stress that keeps students from fulfilling their academic potential.

Cleveland Launches Demolition Program to Boost Safety Around Grade Schools

Mayor Frank Jackson unveiled the program recently as part of his Healthy Neighborhoods initiative. The three houses demolished Thursday are the first of 500 abandoned homes that are within 500 feet of a grade school that the city intends to drop this year.

Facing History New Tech Student to Launch Bike Sharing Program

As bike sharing gains momentum across the country, one CMSD student is preparing to launch a similar program that aims to give Cleveland's children a form of safe and reliable transportation.

Safe Routes Committee Points Way

For parents of children who walk or ride their bicycles to school, CMSD has maps outlining preferred routes.

District Pilots Bike, Pedestrian Safety Education Program

Six CMSD schools will pilot a bicycle and pedestrian safety program for second-graders this spring.

Safe Routes Teams to Hit the Streets

Teams will walk streets near as many as 19 CMSD schools next week to assess conditions that discourage children from walking or bicycling to school.

City, CMSD to chart 'safe routes' to school

The city of Cleveland and CMSD will map routes to help children in kindergarten through eighth grade walk and bike to school as safely as possible.