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Annual Recognition Event – Champions for Change
On Thursday, October 19th EZ Ride hosted annual recognition event to honor corporate, municipal and school leaders for implementing transportation and safety programs that make a difference in our communities. The “Champions for Change” event was held at the Gran Centurions located at 440 Madison Hill Rd., Clark, NJ from 9 to 11 am.
Recognition awards were presented in the following categories:
1. Safe Routes to School awards for municipalities and schools who promote safe walking and biking
2. NJ Smart Work Place awards for businesses implementing transportation programs like carpools, vanpools, and employee shuttles.
Our keynote speaker was Darrin W. Anderson, Sr., PhD, MS Dr. Anderson – the State Program Deputy Director of the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids and Associate Executive Director of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance.
Two short presentations were presented by:
- BNE Real Estate Group – shuttle programs
- The City of Plainfield – their highly successful Safe Routes to School (SRTS)