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HSRC News Briefs

Center launches podcast

The National Center for Safe Routes to School has launched the Safe Routes Podcast, a monthly Internet radio show that highlights ways to get kids up and active on their way to school and features interviews from Safe Routes to School programs across the country. Podcasts are audio (MP3) files that you may listen to on your computer or download to an iPod or other portable player.

To listen to the Podcast and sign up for RSS feeds to receive automatic notifications when new episodes are added, please visit http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/podcast.

HSRC welcomes 2 new staff members

HSRC welcomes Pam Barth and Raquel Rivas, who have joined the National Center for Safe Routes to School (NCSRTS), one of HSRC’s federally funded national information clearinghouses.

Pam Barth joins NCSRTS as project manager, where she is responsible for coordinating programs and activities that provide technical assistance to states and communities on how to promote safe walking or bicycling to school as part of the national Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. Pam holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a M.R.P. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Raquel Rivas joins NCSRTS as marketing manager and is responsible for marketing and communications strategies, including media relations. Previously, Raquel worked on international communications for Mayo Clinic and its three medical practices in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. She holds a B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in English.

Sign up for additional updates from HSRC

HSRC operates several national and state-level information centers, many of which have their own e-newsletters and email alerts. Use the links below to sign up for additional information on child passenger safety recalls, Safe Routes to School, as well as pedestrian and bicycle-specific research.

Sign up for updates and announcements on child passenger safety recalls at http://www.hsrc.unc.edu/safety_info/child_passenger_safety/child_restraint_recalls_email.cfm.

Sign up for email updates from the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center at http://www.walkinginfo.org/newsroom/newsletter/signup.cfm

Sign up for email updates from the National Center for Safe Routes to School at http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/news_room/newsletter/signup.cfm.

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