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Safe Routes to School has enjoyed success in tens of thousands of elementary and middle schools across the country and has helped make walking and bicycling a safe and appealing way for kids to get to and from school. In many communities, programs have been in place long enough to see one generation of students “graduate” and move on to middle and even high school. For these older students, youth engagement strategies can help maintain enthusiasm and interest in safe routes to school, and the payoff may surprise you.
Safe Routes Webinar
The Arkansas Safe Routes to School Curriculum was developed by the state's Highway and Transportation Department. It is intended to address the needs of students who live too far away to walk to school daily. The Curriculum identifies opportunities for students to acquire physical activity, such as during recess, lunch breaks, and physical education classes. The Curriculum also integrates many of the competencies included in the Arkansas State Frameworks. 
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They’re there for us in the heat and the cold, in the rain and the snow. There’s even a National Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. The presence of a crossing guard can be the key deciding factor for a parent to allow their child to walk or bike to school. But as budgets get tight, school crossing guard programs can feel the strain. Learn from programs in two states that are tackling these challenges.
Safe Routes Webinar
This webinar features two schools and a basket of ideas. One program shares its secrets for keeping its seven year old bike promotion program fresh and sustained, including event themes and bicycling field trips. The second presentation talks about how they are engaging 6th grade students in teaching bike safety and the key partners that have catapulted excitement for bicycling to new heights.
Safe Routes Webinar
Introduction Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School is unique within the Rock Hill School District as the only elementary school to include sixth grade. When the principal and SRTS Team assembled in 2012 to discuss how to increase the number of students walking to school, they went straight to the source by engaging the sixth grade students. Activities
Safe Routes Success Story