Walk to School - Some events begin with students walking together in a "walking school bus" group with parents, celebrities and dignitaries leading the way. Other activities include safety fairs, bike rodeos, poster contests, and meetings for parents. In some communities events are designed so families can complete walkability checklists along their usual route, permitting parents to teach safety skills to children.
This website features separate Pedestrian and Bicycle Related Resource pages that offer brochures, toolkits, manuals, guides, videos, CDs and DVDs for children, seniors, teachers, parents and the community in English, Spanish and Creole. These items must be ordered via an online order form, phone or email and are available for no charge nationwide. Promotional items may also be ordered from this site.
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.
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.
Full service website for schools conducting Bike and/or Walk to School Day Activities.
"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.
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.
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