Girls and boys donned bicycle helmets and tried out the pedals, practiced using crosswalks, and played games of hopscotch on the side of the "road" as a new multi-use bike space was revealed at Gilchrist Elementary School.
Leon County Government and KCCI (Knight Creative Communities Institute) invite residents to submit artwork for the chance to have their art transform utility boxes at libraries and other public spaces as part of the Art of the Box project.
The Knight Creative Communities Institute Community Catalyst team has come up with a new way to help keep kids off the streets while they're young and help them navigate those same streets safely when they're ready.
Tallahassee's Sabal Palm Elementary School has opened the second of a 3-phase bicycle park for the area's kids. The courses are intended as a much safer alternative to street-riding in that congested neighborhood.
What was once a partially-used basketball court next to Sabal Palm Elementary School now is a freshly-painted bicycle park, complete with road signage and turning lanes for students to learn the rules of the road in a safe, enclosed environment.