Education

Florida Department of Transportation Pedestrian and Bike Safety Program

The Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Program works in many areas to promote safe walking and bicycling in Florida. The office develops initiatives and programs to improve the environment for safe, comfortable, and convenient walking and bicycling trips and to improve the performance and interaction among motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Program serves as a clearinghouse for information concerning safety, design, and touring.

Authoring Organization: 
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

New York State Department of Health Publications Catalog

This brochure is a list of all of the publications (brochures, posters, flyers, fact sheets, etc.) that the New York Department of Health has available for purchase. There does not seem to be a charge for ordering the information available. Most publications are available in several languages. No descriptions are given.

Authoring Organization: 
New York State Department of Health

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Texas Bike and Walk to School Day Website

Full service website for schools conducting Bike and/or Walk to School Day Activities.

Authoring Organization: 
Bike Texas: Texas Bicycle Coalition

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Walk + Bike 'School Bus' Guidebook

Authoring Organization: 
Oregon Walk + Bike to School, Bicycle Transportation Alliance/Willamette Pedestrian Coalition

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Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting

"Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting," released by the EPA on October 8, 2003, is the first study to empirically examine the relationship between school locations, the built environment around schools, how kids get to school, and the impact on air emissions of those travel choices. Over the next few decades, communities making decisions about the construction and renovation of thousands of schools will be challenged to meet multiple goals -- educational, fiscal, and environmental.

Authoring Organization: 
Environmental Protection Agency

Safety City

Learn about current events, email NHTSA's administrators, read the letters of the week, browse the headlines in the Safety Town Gazette, and explore job opportunities in the transportation field.

Could you be Safety School's next valedictorian? Take the "Safety Challenge" quiz to test your knowledge of safety trivia - see if you can outwit Larry and me. You could learn a lot from a dummy! Plenty of lesson plans and materials in the Teachers' Lounge for downloading.

Authoring Organization: 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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Back to School Safely

This book teaches children This book teaches children:

  • 50 (Safe) Ways to Leave Your School Bus;
  • Going for a Ride-vehicle safety;
  • Pedestrian March-pedestrian safety;
  • A crossword puzzle that quizzes children on school bus, vehicle, pedestrian and bike safety;
  • Bike safety.
Authoring Organization: 
National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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Safe Routes to School: Practice and Promise

Authoring Organization: 
Center for Health Training, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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Safe Routes to School Toolkit

Authoring Organization: 
National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog

This Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog is designed to make it easier for community pedestrian safety activists to locate and acquire the most appropriate resources for their particular needs. It provides both a brief overview of the steps that should be followed to establish an effective pedestrian safety program, as well as a list of the resources that will be needed along the way.

Authoring Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)