2002 Summary of Safe Routes to School Programs in the United
Surface Transportation Policy Project (STPP) has published a summary
of SR2S programs in the US on their website. The document categorizes
SR2S programs into the following four models: dedicated resource,
engineering, enforcement, and encouragement/education. It includes
an inventory of programs from around the country with contact information
and web links.
Active and Safe Routes to School (Canada)
Active and Safe Routes to School is a Canadian program that encourages
active transport to and from school. The website provides information
on program initiatives, ideas, contests and awards, and a registration
Bronx Safe Routes to School (NY)
Safe Routes to School in NY is administered by Transportation Alternatives.
The website describes the program, has program press releases and
media quotes, and provides a link to the 2001 Summary of Safe
Routes to School Programs in the United States report.
California Walk to School Headquarters
California's Walk to School Headquarters contains an abundance of
resources and tools for holding a successful walk to school day.
Resources include posters, brochures, walkability checklists, and
information for event coordinators and committees, schools and families,
and the community and media.
German Examples of Safer Routes to School
This is a paper presented at the Road Safety Education Conference
in York, June 1998. It outlines the rationale behind Safer Routes
to School and provides examples of programs in Germany.
CDC's KidsWalk-to-School website offers valuable walk to school
resources, including KidsWalk-to-School: A Guide to Promote Walking
to School, a comprehensive guide to help communities implement
a year-long walking initiative. A community walk to school presentation
is also provided.
International Walk to School
The "iwalk" website provides information about International Walk
to School Day and Week, including information and links to each
country that is alking. The site also contains resources, photos
National Center for Safe Routes to School
Established in May 2006, the National Center for Safe Routes to
School assists communities in enabling and encouraging children
to safely walk and bike to school. The website provides information
on how to start and sustain a Safe Routes to School program, case
studies of successful programs, links to Federal and State resources
and much more.
Safe Routes to School is a construction program administered by
the TX DOT for increasing the safety of routes that children walk
or ride to school. Detailed information on creating and implementing
Safe Routes projects, including a toolkit, is available on the website.
Safe Routes to School (California)
This is the site for the Marin County, CA Safe Routes to School
program. Along with other resources, the website provides a comprehensive
toolkit for starting a SR2S program.
Safe Routes to School (Chicago)
The Chicago and Illinois Departments of Education developed the
Safe Routes to School program, which aims to increase the number
of children biking and walking to school. A SRTS brochure is available
on the website.
Safe Routes to School (Christchurch, NZ)
The website provides resources and ideas, including games, quizzes,
and example programs. It also provides school travel data and information
on their Walking School Bus program.
Safe Routes to School (Portland)
Included on the Portland SRTS website is program information, resources,
and information on getting involved.
Safe Routes to School (UK)
This website provides a selection of Safe Routes to School initiatives
in the UK. It also provides information on getting involved as well
as resources, publications, and useful links.
Safe Ways to School (Florida)
The Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program administers
the Safe Ways to School program. The website describes the program
and has information for obtaining a Safe Ways toolkit.
WalkBoston Safe Routes to School Project
WalkBoston is building New England's first comprehensive Safe Routes
to School program. A brochure with program results is available
on the website.
Walking School Bus
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center hosts a Walking School
Bus Information website. It describes walking school buses, their
purpose, and how they function. It also includes several case studies
and links to related websites.
Walk Safely to School Day (Australia)
The website of Walk Safely to School Day provides event details,
press clippings, media releases, reports, links, and allows participants
to register for the event.
Walk to School (UK)
This site provides all the latest news about the National Walk to
School initiative in the UK. The site provides information for parents,
curriculum ideas for teachers, and fun pages for children. A notice
board is also provided for individuals to share ideas and experiences
about the National Walk to School initiative.
Walk to School (US)
The official Walk to School website for the US provides information
about Walk to School Day, including steps for planning an event,
resources, links, and a list of participating schools.
Way to Go! (British Columbia, CA)
Way to Go! was British Columbia's Safe Routes to School program.
The website includes a summary of the program and the tools it utilized.