Safe Routes to Schools

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 is Walk to School Day 

Parents and caregivers, please take a minute to fill out a survey about walking and biking to school. Thank you!

 

 

 

The City of Arcata's first-ever citywide Walk 'n' Roll School Challenge took place in 2010.

 

Coastal Grove Charter School won the trophy for the CARPE MENSIS award.

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Arcata Represents!

SEE HOW WE ROLL? Scenes from International Walk to School Day, October 6, 2010.

 

AES walking   

AES_W2S sign Arcata Elementary wants you to get the message....                 

  AES x-walk dog bikes   Dogs, bikes, strollers, and buses, too!  

JCS at Buttermilk  Walking to Jacoby Creek School  

SB 1st walkers  Sunny Brae's Walking Vanguard arrives.

 


 

 

   "Stop, Look & Listen" featuring Lisa Monet's original song & local stars, Jacoby Creek School Kindergarteners!

 

 This is a video (and song) for teaching young kids how to cross the street safely.  Made by Humboldt folks! See if you can find anyone you know--then get their autograph!    


LINKS AND MORE INFO!

Websites with a gazillion ideas, resources, downloads, activities, etc. for Walk to School, Walk'n'Roll, and Safe Routes to School programs:

What's happening in California for Walk to School Day 2012? www.casaferoutestoschool.org

What's happening in Humboldt County for Walk to School Day 2012?

 

Check out "Who's Who" walking (& rolling) in the U.S.A. >>>  click arrow  Logo-iwalkUSA

Official website of International Walk to School -- iwalk-globe    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Walk to School Headquaters  CA Walk to School

 

 

 

Safe Routes to School National Partnership: "Changing the habits of an entire generation" -- sr2s Nat'l Partnership   

 

 

 

National Center for Safe Routes to School -- Natl Ctr sr2s  

 

 

 

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How are youth in other counties and countries leading their communities?....  

 

 

 

Urban Thinkers...encouraging children & youths to walk & bike Urbanthinkers, Canada logo

  Green Communities Canada & Urban Thinkers collaboration -- YWalk_CAN  

 

 

 

 

 

 

TeensGoGreenTEENS in Marin County, CA: "come together go green" video  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk'n'Roll Challenge Resources

Walk & Roll to School Handbook - Very HANDY for making a Walk to School Day program at your school (created by Safe Routes to Schools Alameda County).
Student's Own Travel Diary
Class Trip Counter-Hand Survey
Class Trip Counter-Students' Names[pdf] [Excel]  


 

 

 

Download Walk-to-School Event Resources:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proud to be WALKING stickers (20/sheet)

Proud to be BICYCLING stickers (20/sheet)

 

 

 

I Walked/Bike to School Today stickers (30/sheet)  

 

 

 

 

 

 


Arcata's Safe Routes to Schools "7 E's"

Education and Encouragment

Bike Train Guidelines  

 

 

 

Start a Walk'n'Roll Club!....  Frequent Walker/Bicyclist Punchcards:  IWTS-USA card | Footprints/Prize card     

 

 

 

Equity and Ecology

Enforcement

Engineering

Evaluation

The National Center for Safe Routes shares lots of resources for the 5 E's: http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/resources/index.cfm  

 

 

 

They have a comprehensive online reference manual for the 5 E's: http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/guide/index.cfm [The guide was developed by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) in collaboration with SRTS experts from around the country.]