New reports reflect the value of safer infrastructure, safety awareness and education for schools nationwide, and the importance of SRTS programming in active travel.
Grants award funding to 25 U.S. schools, municipalities and organizations to support bicycle and helmets safety for children.
Youth engagement theory and application can be daunting, but this webinar will discuss practical application of youth engagement theories in school-based SRTS programs.
This brief describes how integrating SRTS into comprehensive planning can help define the local government’s role in supporting safe walking and bicycling to school.
Students, parents and community members in every state demonstrate the benefits walking and bicycling to school can play in improving health, safety and community life
The National Center for Safe Routes to School and Schwinn’s Helmets on Heads program are now accepting applications for 25 mini-grants of $1,000 each.
In 2012, the MAP-21 transportation legislation made changes to the Federal Safe Routes to School program that added a required state or local match of up to 20 percent of project costs.
Learn how integrating SRTS considerations into comprehensive planning can help define the local government’s role in supporting safe walking and bicycling to school.
Registration is now open for the 18th Walk to School Day on October 8, 2014. This event is a part of an international effort to celebrate the many benefits of walking and bicycling to school.
In all, 2,222 schools registered Bike to School Day events –a 30% percent increase from last year, setting yet another National Bike to School Day record
This week we celebrated National Bike to School Day and the life of Congressman James L. Oberstar, the visionary for the Safe Routes to School Program.
Students and parents across the county will be strapping on their helmets on Wednesday, May 7, in celebration of the third annual National Bike to School Day.
FHWA is pleased to announce the release of Bicycle Safer Journey, a new tool to educate teens and children about safe bicycling behaviors
The National Center for Safe Routes to School is partnering with Schwinn’s Helmets on Heads program in 2014.
Register now for the April 16th webinar, "Putting the Mettle to the Pedal: Ideas for Promoting Bicycling"
Join tens of thousands of children, parents, school officials, and many other supporters for the third annual Bike to School Day on May 7, 2014
Parent survey data collected by nearly 4,700 U.S. schools from 2007 to 2012 shows the percentage of K-8 children who walked to school in the morning increased from 12.4 percent to 15.7 percent.
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, thousands of students, parents and community members representing more than 3,800 schools across the United States will walk and bicycle to school to celebrate International Walk to School Day.
A more user-friendly and easier to navigate online data system awaits users who enter school travel data and parent surveys the next time they log on. A webinar on Sept. 11 will highlight the changes.
Interviews with staff members at 18 MPOs provide a first look at how MPOs are using their new role under the MAP-21 legislation to support safe walking and bicycling to school.
Colleen V. Oliver
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