Safe Routes to School

 

Events and Newsletters

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Events Calendar 

April

5: QuickStart Mini-grant due date

22: Earth Day

May - Bike Month

2: Bicycle Breakthroughs Webinar

9: Bike to School Day

18: Bike to Work Day

August

9: QuickStart Mini-grant due date

September

13: QuickStart Mini-grant due date

October

11: QuickStart Mini-grant due date

Upcoming Events

May 2: It's Bike Month -  Let's Share Bicycle Breakthroughs Webinar

In this webinar hosted by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Safe Routes to School practitioners will share lessons learned and best practices on creative ways to increase ridership during bike month and beyond. Register here.

Speakers:

  • Hannah Williams, Program Services Manager, Safe Routes to School National Partnership
  • Jenny Bordon, Active Living Coordinator, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Rhonda Bolick, Education and Encouragement Coordinator, City of Austin, TX

May 9: Bike to School Day

From the National Center for Safe Routes to School: "Strap on your helmets, raise your kickstands, and join the thousands of students, families, community partners, and elected officials all around the country who will be participating in this year’s Bike to School Day on May 9.

Participants kicked off last year’s ride in record breaking numbers! Thousands of students pedaled their way to school during the 2017 Bike to School Day celebration!

Register now, and remember to share your event plans and photos with #BiketoSchoolDay!"

For more information about how to plan an event at your school and free downloadable materials, visit our Bike to School Day webpage.

June 19: Engaging Students with Disabilities in Safe Routes to School Webinar

Join the National Partnership for Safe Routes to School for a discussion about language, policy, and practices that engage students of all ability levels in Safe Routes to School. Register here.

Speakers:

  • Chris Mackey, Information Specialist, National Center for Physical Activity and Disability
  • John Waterman, Executive Director, Programs to Educate All Cyclists
  • Zane Wheeler, Recreation Program Specialist, City of Eugene Adaptive Recreation Program
  • Sara Mazze, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Eugene School District

 

SRTS Newsletter

Stay informed about the SRTS developments in Virginia with the VDOT SRTS Newsletter. Every newsletter includes a calendar of upcoming events and features articles about SRTS grant opportunities and SRTS program implementation.

Sign up for our email list to receive our quarterly newsletters electronically. You can read past editions of the Virginia SRTS Newsletter in PDF format by clicking on the links below.

2018 - Spring

2017 - Spring | August | December

2016 - Spring | Summer |September | Winter

2015 - January | February | March | April-May | August - September | Winter

2014 - February | March | April | Summer | September | October | November/December

2013 - February | April | Special Edition, July | October | December

2012 - January | April | September | October | December

2011 - March | April | May | June | July | Special Edition, Part 1 | Special Edition, Part 2 | December


Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg VA 

Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg, VA

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