A message from our director about the new transporation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21).
A webinar on Sept. 4 will discuss SRTS in Indian Country, and a webinar on Sept. 25 will cover school travel plans.
The National Center has released a new resource that aims to assist and inspire SRTS programs to measure student travel patterns to look for possible changes over time.
The May/June issue of Safe Routes Matters, the National Center's bimonthly e-newsletter, is now available.
The upcoming Safe Routes to School Webinars on June 14 and June 28 will highlight strategies used to slow vehicle speeds around schools and tactics used in international SRTS programs.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 James L. Oberstar Safe Routes to School Award. The application deadline is Thursday, June 28, 2012, at midnight Eastern Time.
Tomorrow, for the first time ever, communities across the country will join together to celebrate National Bike to School Day with more than 700 events in 49 states and the District of Columbia.
This 60-minute webinar, on May 22 at 1 p.m. ET, offers the opportunity to learn from the recipients of the 2011 James L. Oberstar Safe Routes to School Award.
The National Center and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership seek proposals to organize the 4th Safe Routes to School National Conference in August 2013.
The National Center has prepared a new resource to help with identifying the schools and specific locations that have the greatest need for pedestrian infrastructure improvements.
Learn about Bike to School Day registration, get bicycle program safety and accessibility tips, read a Q&A with the League's Andy Clarke and more in our bike-themed e-newsletter issue.
Registration for the May 9 event is now open at www.walkbiketoschool.org. Registered schools and resources will be entered to win a Saris bike rack.
One of the greatest challenges Safe Routes to School organizers face is funding their programs. This webinar will provide tips and tricks on where to find and how to secure funding.
Prepare to switch gears this spring. The National Center for Safe Routes to School announced today that it will be coordinating the first-ever National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
The current issue of Safe Routes Matters, the National Center's e-newsletter, includes information on successful SRTS management, how to continue an SRTS program during the winter and more.
"Getting Results: SRTS Programs That Reduce Speeding and Distracted Driving" focuses on how SRTS programs in across the country measured success in reducing speeding and distracted driving.
Cycling is a healthy, fun and efficient way for children to travel to and from school, and it’s a growing part of Safe Routes to School programs nationwide.
Many Safe Routes to School Programs are put on hold due to the challenges of winter walking and cycling. This webinar explores ideas and tactics to help make the cold cool for safe routes to school.
View the archived recording of a 60-minute webinar that addressed the problem of traffic congestion as it relates to safe routes to school.
Do Safe Routes to School programs that increase walking and bicycling have some characteristics in common? A new report conducted by the National Center for Safe Routes to School has found that may indeed be the case.
Colleen V. Oliver
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