Promotion

Is there a guide for walking school bus programs?

Yes. The Walking School Bus: Combining Safety, Fun and Walk to School is a guide intended for parents, teachers, public health educators, bicycle clubs, Safe Route to School coordinators, law enforcement officers and others who care about increasing the number of children who walk and bicycle to school in a safe manner. Any one or combination of these individuals can lead a walking school bus program.

Explore other program tools:

PEDS Slow Down Fans

According to their Web site, PEDS provides Slow Down fans to schools participating in KidsWalk, an Atlanta-based pedestrian safety campaign. Use this template to print your own PEDS Slow Down Fans. Very popular with the kids, these fans send a clear message to drivers and keep you cool, too. Kids love to wave these fans at passing cars, that is, if they can ever get them out of their parents' hands.

Authoring Organization: 
PEDS

Explore other program tools:

Safe Routes to School National Partnership

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a collaboration of bicycling and walking groups, as well as health advocates, schools, government agencies, and businesses. The partnership's goal is to advance the Safe Routes to School national movement.

Explore other program tools:

Safe Routes to School Overview Flier

This flier provides overview program information, including the definition of Safe Routes to School, the elements of Safe Routes to School programs, and why Safe Routes to School are important.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Explore other program tools:

Walk to School Proclamation

Get public officials involved and bring visibility to your event by having your mayor or governor proclaim your walking date as the Official International Walk to School Day or Week for your community. Your proclamation can be customized to highlight the walking and biking issues that are important to your school and community.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Explore other program tools:

Walk to School Talking Points

Walk to School talking points to use in conjunction with Walk to School Day events. Talking points offer helpful information on topics such as trends in school travel, safety, physical activity, environment and air quality, background on the event, Safe Routes to School and a list of participating countries. You may find it helpful to use these for interviews with local media, meetings with parents or any other communications planned for the event.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Explore other program tools:

Walk to School Public Service Announcements

Public service announcements to use in conjunction with Walk to School events. PSAs are a cost-effective method to partner with your local media to promote your Walk to School event.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Explore other program tools:

Walk to School Banners

Banners for use in conjunction with Walk to School Day events.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Explore other program tools:

Walk to School Logos

Logos for use in conjunction with Walk to School Day events

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Explore other program tools: