GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan group is being given a state-wide award for traffic safety.
Norte of Traverse City, a youth bicycling group, was selected for the Richard H. Austin Traffic Safety Award by the Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission.
They consistently work with Traverse City Government, school, service organizations and community member to educate people on bicycle and pedestrian safety.
Norte also works to promote health, wellness and community engagement.
They also help other communities set up similar programs.
The award ceremony will be held March 20 in Lansing.