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Old 02-14-19, 02:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Rob_E View Post
Grumpy old man moment coming up.

When I was kid, we didn't have Ride2School programs. We just rode to school. We had bikes. School was close. At the time it was no-brainer. Now it's a special program.

Not to misconstrue. I think the programs are great. I think helping and encouraging kids to ride is great. I'm just a little saddened because somehow we went from kids getting themselves to school by bus or bike or feet to a line of cars parading in front of the school to drop everyone off. And now we need special programs. Seems like a shame that we need them, but I'm glad the programs are there.
Different times. Fewer cars and nicer, less distracted drivers. Fewer worries about what might happen to your kids. Not everything has been an improvement.
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