Education programs teach students about traffic safety, bicycle and pedestrian skills, & traffic decision-making. We have assembled curriculum guides, activity ideas, & resources for educators to make their job easier.
These programs make it fun for students to walk and bike. Students and classrooms can win prizes, while families can meet neighbors to travel with. Our resources offer time-tested ideas you can modify for your program needs.
Enforcement strategies aim to improve driver behavior near schools. These materials encourage parents to follow traffic laws and watch for bicyclists and pedestrians. Enforcement is an essential part of creating safer environments for students walking and bicycling to school. Our links offer ideas and resources for traffic safety enforcement.
Engineering addresses infrastructure enhancements that improve walking and bicycling conditions on school grounds and routes. These resources will help you evaluate the physical environment around your school and identify infrastructure projects, treatments, or operational measures that can improve safety.
Evaluation strategies help rate a program effectiveness, identify improvements, and ensure program sustainability. Evaluation is one of the most important parts of a successful program and is required for schools that receive federal Safe Routes grants. The links below offer you a ready-to-use set of evaluation tools and instructions to make evaluation activities easy to implement.