LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (October 4, 2011) – TOMORROW, on International Walk to School Day, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will join Maryland Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Darrell B. Mobley to present Prince George’s County Superintendent of Schools Dr. William R. Hite, Jr. and other local partners with a $1.2 million check as part of the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. Prince George’s County is one of 11 jurisdictions sharing a total of $3.4 million in Safe Routes to School program funding. The program encourages children in grades K-8 to walk and bike to school, and funds education, engineering and enforcement initiatives to protect children in their daily treks. Lt. Governor Brown will highlight how the program will bolster pedestrian safety in and around Glenridge and Woodridge Elementary schools, two of 10 schools in Prince George’s County benefiting from the $1.2 million grant.
WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown to Announce New Safe Routes to School Grants
WHERE: Glenridge Elementary School
7200 Gallatin Street
Landover Hills, MD 20784
WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 5, 2011