TCAPS Montessori is located at the old Glenn Loomis school in beautiful Central neighborhood and is home to the Mercury.
In addition to a solid 2nd place in 2015’s Traverse City Bikes To School Day and hosting fun bike-powered field trips, TCAPS Montessori boasts 3 Bike Trains and several Park & Stroll locations for Fridays Fantastico.
The TCAPS Montessori Meteor connects the north Central Neighborhood to TCAPS Montessori.
The Meteor departs at 7:50 from its Station in the alley between 5th and 6th Street behind Ashlea Walter’s and Judy Arnold’s house (612 6th Street). The Meteor enjoys a lovely ride down Maple to 12th to Oak Street to TCAPS Montessori.
About a 1 km ride.
The Meteor will arrive back at its Station after school at 3:35.
Please email Judy Arnold, the Meteor’s chief Conductor, at email@example.com if you’re planning on riding the train.
The TCAPS Montessori Morning Star connects the Oak Park neighborhood to TCAPS Montessori School.
The Morning Star departs from its Station at the Copy Shop lot (Woodmere/8th) on the TART at 7:45.
Riders of The Morning Star can expect one of the most amazing Bike To School routes ever: a lovely cruise on the TART trail, over the Boardman Lake bridge, up Oryana hill, down Lake to 12th to school.
Roughly a 3km ride.
The Morning Star will return to its Station at 4:00.
Please email Yarro Ireland, the Morning Star’s chief Conductor, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re planning on riding the train.
The TCAPS Montessori Falcon
The Montessori Falcon connects the Old Town neighborhood to TCAPS Montessori.
With inspiration from Hans Solo’s super awesome Millennium Falcon, the Montessori Falcon departs from its Station at Oryana at 7:50. It travels down Lake Street to 12th to Wadsworth to school.
About a 1 km ride.
The Falcon will arrive back at its Station after school at 3:40.
Please email Kaitlyn Burns, the Falcon’s chief Conductor, at email@example.com if you’re planning on riding the train.
Printable “TCAPS Montessori Mercury On Bikes” poster HERE
Learn more about The Great Traverse City Bike Train Experiment HERE
If you are a Bike Champion and would like to get involved at TCAPS Montessori (lots of different things to do…not just Bike Train Conductors!), please email Norte!’s Safe Routes To School Coordinator, Ty Schmidt, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 231.709.4410.
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