Kat Volzer, Head of the Collegedale Police Department’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program, donated bikes of all sizes this morning to The Forgotten Child Fund Toy Drive, which takes place today, and to the efforts of the Town of Collegedale to assist tornado victims in Mayfield, Ky.
Ms. Volzer was hired as the city’s bicycle and pedestrian safety officer in 2018, a position that was funded by a grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. “Kat The Bike Lady”, as it is known throughout the region, covers not only the town of Collegedale, but also the
Mid-Cumberland region of the state as part of its responsibilities through the state grant.
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program was created by National Highway Traffic Safety
Administered and adopted by THSO to promote safe practices for pedestrians and cyclists in Tennessee. The program is also designed to educate drivers to share the road safely with other road users.
“We are happy to have Kat on our Collegedale team,” said Chef Jack Sapp. “His commitment to
Bike and pedestrian safety has been a very positive addition to the services provided by our agency.
Collegedale Police Department urges everyone to remember today’s forgotten child
Fund the toy drive. Toy drop-off locations are at Collegedale Walmart as well as several others
Walmart stores in the area.
The Town of Collegedale and the Collegedale Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. are also collecting
donations to town hall for tornado victims in Mayfield, Ky. through Wednesday,