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Introduction Chagrin Falls is a village of about 4,000 residents located 17 miles southeast of Cleveland.  The village school system includes an elementary school (grades K-3), an intermediate school (grades 4-6, school population about 480), a middle school (grades 7-8, school population about 320), and a high school.
Safe Routes Success Story
Presenters: Cheryl Wagner, Coordinator, School-Community Partnership Program, Clark County School  District, Las Vegas, Nevada Cynthia Bell, Active Trans Community Liaison, Active Transportation Alliance, Chicago, Illinois Melissa Kraemer Badtke, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Associate Planner, East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Menasha, Wisconsin Think talk radio is just for radio?  Think again.
Safe Routes Webinar
Here are some resources that you might find helpful: SRTS Middle School Curriculum: Why it is Important and How to Make an Impact. This webinar covers the benefits of reaching out to middle school-aged children, and examples of SRTS programs that have successfully engaged middle school students. 
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A federal law—the Volunteer Protection Act—provides volunteers with significant protections from liability associated with volunteer activity in every state but one.  Some states also have laws that provide additional protections for volunteers. This fact sheet, developed in 2010 by the National Policy and Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN), a ChangeLab Solutions project, provides an overview of legal protections designed to shield volunteers from liability.
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This fact sheet, developed in 2010 by the National Policy and Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN), a ChangeLab Solutions project, explains why liability fears shouldn’t stop school districts from supporting SRTS programs.  It provides an overview of liability and negligence, and offers practical tips on how school districts and others can reduce their risk of liability.
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Presenters: Kathryn Garvey, President, Safe Routes Chagrin, Chagrin Falls, OH Nancy Pullen-Seufert, Associate Director, National Center for Safe Routes to School As the importance of  drawing upon community assets to sustain SRTS programs continues to grow, thinking beyond the "usual suspects" as partners is more important than ever. In this sixty minute program, we will highlight partner ideas from four outstanding programs that provide wonderful examples of building strong ties with other community organizations.
Safe Routes Webinar
The best way to understand walking and bicycling safety issues at a particular school is by observing students arriving or departing during a normal school day. This includes observing children as they walk or bike the routes to school, how they cross streets, the interactions they have with cars and buses on the school campus, and how they make their way to the school door. The goal is to identify two main things:
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Same Roads Same Rules Spoke Cards: Print out and laminate this handy guide, keep it as a reminder, or give it to someone you think might need one. Cards available in English, French, Haitian Creole, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.
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Go By Bike: A Guide to Bicycling in Massachusetts is a one page document filled with valuable information on how to ride safely and legally in traffic. The document is available in the following languages: English, French, Haitian Creole,Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese.
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