One way is to contact the school(s) of interest and ask what if they are participating in the Safe Routes to School program and who is the local contact person.
Addresses physical and traffic conditions at school crossings using a rating system. An accompanying document describes the process and purpose of conducting an audit. This succinct form can help to evaluate and compare the safety of different intersections within the school zone.
Addresses physical conditions and educational programs with a focus on schools and the school site. The process includes instructions for marking physical conditions on a school site map.
Requires a field observation and additional data collection because this audit addresses more than physical conditions. Part of Florida's Safe Ways to School Toolkit, this checklist includes administration and policy, student travel patterns, school siting policy, school traffic design, student pick-up and drop-off areas, bicycle parking, and safety and education programs.
Addresses sidewalks and bicycle routes, student drop-off and bus loading areas, nearby intersections, sight distance, and traffic control.
Includes detailed questions to help evaluate the safety of a particular route to school by addressing intersections, crosswalks, road segments, sidewalks, and security issues.
Includes questions about the school route for children and adults in a brief checklist. Questions focus on children's experience walking to school, including driver behavior and physical conditions, as well as their reasons for choosing a particular mode of transportation to school.
Addresses physical conditions and educational programs with a focus on urban areas. The process includes instructions for marking physical conditions on neighborhood maps.