Safe Routes to Schools
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 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!
Images and video from this year's Walk 'n' Roll event - Sent by Arcata Elementary School...
Arcata Elementary School: Video Link
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.
SEE HOW WE ROLL? Scenes from International Walk to School Day, October 6, 2010.
Arcata Elementary wants you to get the message....
Dogs, bikes, strollers, and buses, too!
|Walking to Jacoby Creek School||
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 2014?||What's happening in Humboldt County for Walk to School Day 2014?|
Check out "Who's Who" walking (& rolling) in the U.S.A. >>>
|California Walk to School Headquaters|
|National Center for Safe Routes to School --||Green Communities Canada & Urban Thinkers collaboration --|
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION
How are youth in other counties and countries leading their communities?....
TEENS 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
Equity and Ecology
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.]