ALERTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALERTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Walking to school in Utah? There’s an app for that http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289131-78/app-parent-kids-parents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289131-78/app-parent-kids-parents.html.csp">Walking to school in Utah? There’s an app for that</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T09:39:47.558-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the past, kids had to walk to school, uphill both ways, in the snow — and they didn’t even have a smartphone app to help them. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has fixed that (at least the app part). UDOT unveiled on Tuesday a new, free app aimed at making it simple for Utah kids to safely walk to school. The Walking School Bus app helps parents locate and coordinate with other walkers in their neighborhoods, and it alerts parents when their children make it to class. Cherissa Wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289131@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:39:47 MDT