Mayor Gary Christenson, City Councillors Steve Winslow and Ari Tayor and School Committee member Sharyn Rose-Zeiberg joined the Linden Community to participate in the Winter Walk and Roll to School as part of the MASSDot Safe Routes to School Program this week. Students, teachers, and families met at Hawkridge Delta Park on Beach Street or Steve’s Corner Store on Salem Street in an effort to raise awareness of getting to school safely. The program works to increase safe walking and biking among elementary, middle and high school students by using a collaborative community focused approach. School leaders encouraged students to wear bright colors in the evening or early morning, to cross at cross walks, be aware of surroundings, and to always look both ways before crossing.
An added bonus was that the students assisted the Mayor in picking up trash along the route!
Pictured: Top photo: Malden students with (from left, back row) School Committee member Sharyn Rose-Zeiberg, City Councillor Ari Taylor, Mayor Gary Christenson and City Councillor Steve Winslow