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web International Walk to School, National Center for Safe Routes to School, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
The official website of International Walk to School. ... more >>
document How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan offers guidance that can help municipalities determine and solve their pedestrian safety concerns, from identifying pedestrian safety problems to obtaining funding and enacting change. ... more >>
document Healthy Schools for Healthy Kids, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
This report details research regarding the state of schools, current active living policies and programs, and ways to improve the health of all students. ... more >>
multimedia Walkable Communities, Iowa Department of Transportation
A 5-minute video featuring Mark Fenton discussing walkable communities, Safe Routes to School and walking school buses. ... more >>
document Historic Neighborhood Schools in the Age of Sprawl: Why Johnny Can't Walk to School, National Trust for Historic Preservation
This report examines public policies that affect the neighborhoods in which schools function and the ability of communities to save still serviceable, landmark schools. ... more >>
web Community Toolbox, The National Park Service
The National Park Service's Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program helps communities work together to improve their special places. They've produced the Community Toolbox, a set of techniques for project development and community participation. ... more >>
web Pedestrian Safety Talking Points, NHTSA
This list of pedestrian safety talking points is a useful tool for making presentations to community groups and organizations. It explains the effects of motor vehicle crashes on pedestrian safety and provides statistics regarding pedestrian safety. ... more >>
web The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity, US Department of Health and Human Services
Overweight and obesity have reached nationwide epidemic proportions. Both the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity and their associated health problems are important public health goals. ... more >>
web America Walks, America Walks
America Walks is a national coalition of local advocacy groups dedicated to promoting walkable communities. Our members are autonomous grassroots organizations from across the country, each working to improve conditions for walking in their area. ... more >>
document International Walk to School October 2, 2002: Why is it important? Why should my school participate?, Voorhees Transportation Center
This paper looks at possible solutions to the problems associated with driving to school such as diminishing air quality and depleting resources. ... more >>
document School Administrator's Guide to School Walk Routes and Student Pedestrian Safety, Washington Traffic Safety Commission and Washington State DOT
The School Administrator's Guide to School Walk Routes and Student Pedestrian Safety provides resources to help develop, maintain, and improve school walk routes. ... more >>
document Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting, Environmental Protection Agency
"Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting," released by the EPA on October 8, 2003, is the first study to empirically examine the relationship between school locations, the built environment around schools, ... more >>
document Maryland Safe Routes to School Guidebook: A Guide for Parents and Communities, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee & Maryland Department of Transportation
A comprehensive, 49-page guidebook that introduces the Safe Routes to School program to schools, parents and communities in Maryland and explains how to implement an Safe Routes to School program. ... more >>
document The Relative Risks of School Travel, Transportation Research Board
This report provides estimates of the relative risk among school travel modes using available information collected at the national level. ... more >>
document Kids at Crossroads, A National Survey of Physical Environment and Motorist Behavior at Intersections in School Zones, National Safe Kids Campaign
Observational study examines conditions at signalized intersections near elementary and middle schools. Targets driver behavior, but examines role of education, as well as planning, design and operation of transportation facilities. ... more >>