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Top Ten Tweeters of 2010

You know us, we love long walks on the sidewalk and riding together to and from school.

But sometimes you've got to sit down and type out a grant application. Or respond to 76 emails. Or fill out that TPS report. And at times like these, distractions come in handy. And no distraction has proved more addictive in 2010 than Twitter. Sure, at first it made us feel old and confused, but now we just let the tweets wash over us like a refreshing Portland shower.

Inspired by our colleagues over at Commuter Central, here are (in no particular order) our...

Safe Routes to School's
Top Ten Tweeters of 2010...

Playworks Portland

Playworks Portland

@PlayworksPDX Portland, OR
Playworks Portland helps bring safe, meaningful and inclusive play to 6,000 kids in 14 Portland Public schools daily!
http://playworks.org/portland

Updates from a local organization committed to recess...

 

KaBOOM!

KaBOOM!

@kaboom United States
The KaBOOM! vision is a great place to play within walking distance of every child.
http://kaboom.org

A national perspective on the importance of play

 

Beach School PTA

Beach School PTA

@BeachPTA 97217
Support the students and teachers at Beach Elementary in North Portland
http://www.beach.pps.k12.or.us/PTA.html

The 2010 Safe Routes to School poster child - thanks Beach!

 

Jamie Woods

Jamie Woods

PSU Economics Professor and Chairman of the Parkrose Board of Education
http://parkroseschools.blogspot.com/

Thoughtful posts with an East Portland perspective from the Parkrose School Board Chairman

 

David Douglas SD

David Douglas SD

@daviddouglas_sd Portland, OR 97233

Updates from the David Douglas school district

 

Metro GreenScene

Metro GreenScene

@metrogreenscene Portland, OR
GreenScene is your guide to great places and green living in the Portland metropolitan area

Great tips and resources on green living

 

Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy

@FreeRangeKids New York, NY
Generalissimo of Free Range Kids Movement, syndicated columnist, sought-after speaker.To book, write: Lskenazy@yahoo.com .

Our favorite tweeter of 2010!

 

SafeRoutesNow

SafeRoutesNow

http://www.saferoutespartnership.org

Updates from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership

 

Portland Parks & Rec

Portland Parks & Rec

@PDXParksandRec Portland, Oregon

We love our parks...

 

PublicAlerts

PublicAlerts

@PublicAlerts Portland, Oregon
Breaking news and information on service disruptions in the Portland metropolitan area.
http://PublicAlerts.org/
Know before you go...
 

Top Ten Runners up: @pdxcommute, @WPCWalks, @EugeneSR2S, @SundayParkways, @Depave, @disabledSportOR, @BTAOregon, @CommCyclingCtr, @SmartTripsBiz, @PortlandSDFA