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Walk to School Fliers

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

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

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Walk to School Initiatives

This booklet provides an overview of Walk to School programs, including reasons to hold an event and steps to making it a success.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Annual Walk to School Report

The annual Walk to School report evaluates the progress of the Walk to School program in the US and across the globe, with highlights from the year's events.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

Pedestrian and Bicycle Image Library

Online database of over 3,000 pedestrian and bicycle-related images available for public use.

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Tips for Planning a News Conference

One common way of engaging the media is to host a news conference to announce newsworthy information regarding your Safe Routes to School program. News conferences are a great way to announce new developments in your Safe Routes to School program and maximize the efficiency of your time - you can speak to the media simultaneously as opposed to doing many separate interviews.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

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10 Tips for Getting Walk to School Event Media Coverage

This tip sheet outlines a few helpful tips for obtaining media coverage for a Walk to School event.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

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8 Tips for Promoting Your Safe Routes to School Program

This tip sheet outlines helpful tips for increasing the visibility of a Safe Routes to School Program.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

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Staying Safe: Exploring Virginia's Roads

A student activity book with over 50 activities (reading ages: 2nd grade to 6th grade) in the areas including: the roadway system, road trip history, passenger safety, work zone safety and pedestrian safety.

A copy can be ordered by e-mailing Joan.Morris@VDOT.Virginia.gov or calling 703-383-2465.

Authoring Organization: 
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

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Bicycle and Helmet Safety National and State Resource Guide

This website provides a list of nationwide resources for information on bicycle and helmet safety. It is a matrix that lists the organization, contact information for that organization, their website and the information and services that the organization provides (articles, brochures, photos, etc.).

Authoring Organization: 
Central Maine Institute for Injury Prevention

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Safe Ways to School Tool Kit

The "Safe Ways to School" project was a statewide pilot project administered by the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program. The goal was to improve conditions for children to walk and bicycle safely to and from school. The project was modeled after the award-winning "Safe School Routes" program in Melville, Australia which combined traffic calming techniques with school education initiatives to foster a safer environment for children to walk and bicycle to school.

Authoring Organization: 
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

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