Program organization

Marin County Bicycle Coalition Safe Routes to School Lesson Plans

These lesson plans, developed by the Marin County Bicycle Coalition in 2003, are designed to teach safe walking and biking practices to children in grades K-8.

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Portland "Kids on the Move" Curriculum

This curriculum, designed by the Portland Office of Transportation, is composed of 25 lessons designed to involve students (grades preK-5) in both classroom and active/hands-on learning.  The lessons included here are focused on protecting/improving the environment and student safety, and are not specific to Portland.  The full curriculum is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40561.

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Case Study: Auburn, WA

In 1995, the Auburn School District linked concerns about the high cost of transportation and increased childhood obesity to create cooperation that has led to 20 percent of its district's students walking to school.

Case Study: Montpelier, VT

The community of Montpelier, VT, is promoting a different "Way To Go."

Case Study: Winston-Salem, NC

Sherwood Forest Elementary School in Winston-Salem, NC, is making strides in its efforts to encourage safe walking to school thanks to strong parent involvement, collaboration with the City of Winston-Salem and donations from local businesses.

Drive Clean Across Texas

The Texas Department of Transportation has developed a variety of materials and lesson plans that cover air quality and transportation. There are activities for grades K-12 that incorporate air pollution, climate change, and transportation into science, math, social studies and language arts classes.

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