Authoring Organization:Vermont Safe Routes to School
This form will help measure how students get to school and whether the SRTS Program affects trips to and from school. Teachers can use this form to record specific information about how children arrive to and depart from school on two days in a given week. The information this form helps collect will be used to help track the success of SRTS programs across the country.
Bicycle Rodeos teach children how to ride bikes safely. Whether held during the school day, as part of an after-school activity, or as a weekend event, Bike Rodeos are always a student favorite! The South Carolina Safe Routes to School Resource Center has supported numerous Bicycle Rodeos and has resources to help community organizers and schools hold their own rodeos.
The South Carolina SRTS Resource Center’s partnership program requires Gold Level Partner Schools to host a safety skills event. These events come in all shapes and sizes, with the main goal of providing bicycle and pedestrian safety education to students in an engaging way. Safety Patrols are groups of students that often assist with the arrival and dismissal process at many schools and serve as role models for other students. That said, Safety Patrols were an obvious audience for additional and effective safety trainings.
Date set for 2014 event
From all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, 4,447 schools registered Walk to School Day events, setting a new participation record. To see which schools celebrated Walk to School Day 2013, go to www.walkbiketoschool.org/go/whos-walking/2013.
Schools across the country are back in session and Walk to School Day is right around the corner, making September a great time to teach pedestrian safety.