Education and encouragement activities included neighborhood forums, the formation of Walking School Buses and inviting guest speakers to talk to students.
Building community partnerships has bolstered the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program at Kimberley Park Elementary School.
Sherwood Forest Elementary School in Winston-Salem, NC, is making strides in its efforts to encourage safe walking to school.
Whitaker Elementary School is surrounded by residential streets, making it an ideal location for a Walk to School program.
The first Walking and Wheeling Day at Lake Norman Elementary School in Mooresville, NC, was inspired by none other than one persistent third grade student at the school.
Faced with increasing pedestrian injuries and deaths, Pitt County formed the Walk this Way Pedestrian Safety Task Force, whose members share a common goal: to make the community safer for pedestrians.
Go! Chapel Hill Active Living by Design is a national program that helped to facilitate the spread and success of the Active Routes to School program in Chapel Hill.
Brevard Elementary School students and recreational walkers in the 7,000-person community in Brevard, NC, will benefit from the Gallimore Road multi-use path.
Thanks to the efforts of one energetic parent, Ira B. Jones Elementary School in Asheville, N.C., has been participating in International Walk to School Day for a number of years.
Maintained by the National Center for Safe Routes to School of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center .