This morning, 7-year-old Veronica Fritz will be chauffeured to school like she is most mornings, but not in the manner one might expect. There will be no maneuvering in sluggish traffic as breakfast is eaten while seat belts are fastened. She will be accompanied to Ridgeway Elementary School with her friends on foot, by her mother, Dana Fritz, as part of the Walking School Bus Program.
Event to get students out of cars and on feet
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month. Or click here for full access for one day for only 99 cents.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.