Policy & funding

Montgomery County, MD Pedestrian Safety

The Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety site details the extensive education campaigns that have been conducted over the past years. Other resources include a safety quiz and tips, local news and events, and project descriptions.

Authoring Organization: 
Montgomery County

California Walk to School Day Walkability Checklist

Checklist developed by the California Walk to School Headquarters to promote walking to school, identify barriers, and collect behavioral data about walking to school.

Authoring Organization: 
California Walk to School Headquarters

Neighborhood Site Assessment

This survey is part of the Florida Safe Ways to School Tool Kit developed in the late 1990s by Linda B. Crider for the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program, a Safety Program of the Florida Department of Transportation.

Authoring Organization: 
Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program

National Safety Council Partnership for a Walkable America

The Partnership for a Walkable America (PWA) is a national coalition working to improve the conditions for walking in America and to increase the number of Americans who walk regularly. The members are national governmental agencies and non-profit organizations concerned about three main areas: Health, Safety and the Environment.

Authoring Organization: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Institute f

School Trip Safety and Urban Play Areas

Volume I summarizes the entire project, providing an overview of the other documents developed during this Federal Highway Administration sponsored project. These include:

Authoring Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration

Tips of the Trade on Successful Bike Rodeos

This short document provides guidance on starting a bicycle rodeo, including things to think about during the planning stages, publicity, and fundraising.

Authoring Organization: 
Helmets R Us

The Relative Risks of School Travel

Authoring Organization: 
Transportation Research Board

Healthy Schools for Healthy Kids

This report details the research done by Pyramid Communications on Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs in schools during school hours and after hours. After compiling and analyzing the data, Pyramid Communications make recommendations and conclusions regarding the state of schools and ways to improve the health of all students.

Authoring Organization: 
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation