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Editorial: Opinion roundup (June 6,2014)




‘Walking’ school bus could reduce costs

Evansville Courier & Press

If this were the 1950s or earlier, this latest development in transporting kids to school would be regarded as a huge joke — walking.

This being the 20-teens, the revival of an idea that’s as old as school, indeed as old as feet, has been gussied up with fresh jargon — “the walking school bus.” The idea is that, under parental supervision, pupils within reasonable walking distance to their elementary school walk as a group, starting at the most distant house and picking up their classmates as they go along.

 

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