Education and Enforcement in Safe Routes to School Programs

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Join us on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:15am, for a final webinar to learn about $19 million dollars available from Washington State Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Call for Projects. The interactive webinar is designed to help public agencies, non-profits, and school districts create successful and innovative Safe Routes to School programs, including education, encouragement, enforcement and engineering elements, which a study has shown increases the number of children walking and biking to school.

 

During this webinar participants will learn specific education, encouragement, and enforcement efforts by agencies from across the state.

 

Facilitated by Teresa Frizell, Safe Routes to School Director, Feet First

 

PRESENTERS:
Charlotte Claybrooke, Active Transportation Programs Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) discusses grant application.

 

Jessica Gould, Youth Education Program Coordinator, Intercity Transit, discusses her work with the Tumwater School District.
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Mariah McKay, Active Living Coordinator,  Spokane Regional Health District discusses Walking School Bus implementation, funding, and incorporating into other SRTS efforts. She will also share the process and challenges of developing a walking school bus in urban versus suburban settings.

 

Brian Dougherty, Safe Routes to School Coordinator,  City of Seattle Department of Transportation discusses enforcement efforts using traffic cameras near schools and how these efforts slow people in cars driving increasing safety.

 

Join this final webinar to learn how current grant funds available can include education and encouragement as part of a Safe Routes to School to improve the quality of your city’s, school district’s program and increase the number of students walking and biking to school. Space is limited, reserve your spot today.

 

Receive more information about future funding, resources available to your community by joining the Safe Routes to School Action Network. For more information contact Nitasha Sharma.

Thank you for your donation!

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Your donation will help us to:

put on neighborhood walks and provide walking resources

raise awareness throughout Washington about the benefits of walkable communities and rights of the pedestrians

host events and programs focused on improving walkability