SRTS Webinars

The National Center offers free webinars, which are available in the archive below, to educate individuals, communities and organizations on topics that will assist with successful SRTS planning, outreach and local programs. The National Center had a contract with America Walks that ended in January 2013 to offer these webinars.  The National Center continued to offer webinars through the spring and intends to offer webinars in the winter and spring of 2014. 

Archived Webinars

Adult school crossing guards play an important role in helping children cross streets safely at key locations on their way to school.

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In 2005, the PedNet Coalition of Columbia, MO, tried something new.  Four parents each agreed to recruit four or five other families, create a weekly parent rotation, and walk the kids 1-2 miles to school every day for four weeks.

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Overview of why it is important to seek law enforcement involvement in Safe Routes to School programs and how to best involve officers in SRTS efforts. 

Using technology to assist with recruitment, walk and bike to school counts, evaluation and mapping can be extremely helpful. This webinar covers how "high-tech" solutions can help advance the success of SRTS programs.

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At many schools, some basic physical improvements are needed to provide a more safe and desirable environment for walking and bicycling. But which engineering treatments provide the greatest impact for Safe Routes to School?

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With limited and sometimes diminishing resources, communities across the nation are challenged to provide children and adults with opportunities for physical activity.

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Concerns about children's personal security can sometimes serve as a roadblock to developing a Safe Routes to School Program. What are the personal security issues that children may face when walking to school?

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Inspiring and empowering parents of would-be walkers can be a challenge. This webinar teaches how parents and educators can help support safe walking and bicycling.

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What is Safe Routes to School (SRTS)? How can I get a program started in my community? Who can I partner with? This webinar helps to answer these questions.

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In early June, the National Center for Safe Routes to School updated the online data system used by local SRTS programs to enter the Parent Survey and Student Travel Tally questionnaires and to view summary reports of those data.

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