HASTe works in a field called Active and Safe Routes to School. We try to balance our efforts to keep kids safe on their daily journey, with encouragement to make that journey and active, and therefor healthy, fun and green, one. When something like this comes along, it's disappointing, because it tips the balance past the promotion of safety, and into the promotion of fear.
Find out more about this misguided new infographic after the break.
In less than fifty years, walking to school has gone from a normal, everyday occurrence, to a controversial act that is either courageous or questionable, depending on your perspective.