The best person to address this question is the Safe Routes to School Coordiantor within your state's Department of Transportation. To view your state program's website and obtain the contact information of your SRTS Coordinator, please visit our Find State Contacts page.
From 2001 to 2008, several Walkable Community and Safe Routes to School workshops were held in
various communities and schools throughout Westchester County. This report evaluates the Walkable
Community and SRTS workshops in terms of 1) how they were perceived by the participants and 2) the
level of follow-up activity and degree of implementation of recommendations that were generated at the
workshops. The evaluation was performed through in-person interviews with the workshop participants.
The Atlanta Bicycle Campaign offers a Walking School Bus Guidelines fact sheet in Spanish. This two-page fact sheet is part of an educational program package designed to promote alternative means for children to get to school.
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 school population characteristics, physical setting, transportation and education issues, and traffic enforcement strategies. An introduction, glossary, instructions, and other supporting materials are included. Some of the information is Colorado-specific.
SAFE ROUTES to SCHOOL START-UP CHECKLIST
Example of a form letter or resolution for governmental support of a local Safe Routes to School program?
International Walk to School Day started in Britain in 1994 and has since grown to over 42 countries. It came to the U.S. in 1997 when the Partnership for a Walkable America launched its first walk in Chicago. Later that year, Los Angeles held a walk. Walk To School Week acquired its own dedicated week in mid-May in Great Britain. Click here for more on the history