On Wednesday, October 7th, students, parents, teachers and local officials in several thousand communities across the U.S. will walk to school together to celebrate the 13th annual International Walk to School Day.
The city of Portland, Ore., recognized nationally for its walking and bicycling programs, was selected through a competitive application process to host the 2nd Safe Routes to School National Conference in 2009.
The National Safe Routes to School Task Force has released its final report, Safe Routes to School: A Transportation Legacy - A National Strategy to Increase Safety and Physical Activity among American Youth.
The National Center for Safe Routes to School is now accepting applications for participation in the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) National Course Instructor Training to be held October 27 - 30, 2008 in Evanston, IL.
Registration is open for 2008 International Walk to School, an international event where communities from over 40 countries join together to walk and bicycle to school. Walk to School Day is October 8, 2008.
America Walks and the National Center for Safe Routes to School present the next Network Webinar. The next topic will beSidewalk Safety Smarts: WalkBoston's Guide to Safety Training for Second Graders.
Proud Part of Let's MoveFederal SRTS Program siteThis site is funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration and maintained by the National Center for Safe Routes to School within the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center in partnership with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, America Walks, the Governors Highway Safety Association, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and Toole Design Group.