The National Bicycle and Walking Study presents a plan of action for activities at the Federal, State, and local levels for increasing the amount of walking and bicycling in the United States.
Article by Pedestrian Safety Roadshow: Speeding cars, children darting into traffic, and streets without sidewalks place youth at risk on America's roads
This page contains several helpful resources including a beginner's toolkit, training materials, and more.
Preventing Pedestrian Crashes: Preschool/Elementary School Children
Provides information to parents on pedestrian risks for preschool and elementary school children. Safe and Sober Campaign. Taken from the NHTSA website.
Walk To School Day, USA (HTML format) - provides background information about the national event, online registation, and valuable resources and links tailored for those planning an event.
International Walk To School Day (HTML format) - provides background information about this world-wide movement and how to get involved internationally.
The goals of the original study are to: (1) Double the percent of trips made by bicycling and walking and (2) reduce by ten percent the number of fatalities and injuries by pedestrians and bicyclists.