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Join Mark Fenton, a widely recognized and vocal advocate for the importance of walking and bicycling in communities, for a big picture look at the current state of Safe Routes to School. What have we achieved? Where are we headed? How can we get there? And how does SRTS fit into the larger healthy communities movement?
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As it stands, Safe Routes to School (SRTS) funds remaining from the SAFETEA-LU legislation are still available for allocation by state Departments of Transportation.  Therefore, we recommend that you get in touch with your State SRTS Coordinator. To get your State SRTS Coordinator's contact information, visit our Find State Contacts page and select your state on the interactive map or through the drop-down menu. 
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This report explores environmental health and Safe Routes to School through a review of the relationship between environmental health and school travel, a discussion on measuring the environmental health impacts of school travel, and five examples of methods used by SRTS programs to estimate the impact of their activities on local air quality and carbon dioxide emissions.
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School travel plans can provide a road map for schools to build successful walking and biking programs. These plans include observations and ideas for addressing the five E’s of Safe Routes to School—Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Evaluation, and Engineering.  In this webinar we will learn about two different approaches to travel planning, starting at the school district level in Ohio as compared to a small town approach in Vermont.  Both cases demonstrate the value of engaging the larger community during the planning process.
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Presenters: Katherine Campbell,  U.S. Department of the Interior Michia Casebier, ADOT SRTS Program Senior Planner and President of M.G. Tech Writing LLC Part one of our series on Safe Routes to School in Indian Country provided background on Indian Country in general and challenges faced by many SRTS programs working with Tribal communities.
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A Spanish-language flier version of the National Center's resource: Teaching Children to Walk Safely as they Grow and Develop. 
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A growing body of research links physical activity to the physical and mental health of children. This link between physical activity and happier, healthier children can help build support for Safe Routes to School in your community.   In this webinar, we will hear from two experts in the public health field who have studied how programs such as SRTS can directly impact the health of children and their readiness to learn. Presenters
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