Safe Routes to School
Events and Newsletters
Webinar: Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety, June 23, 3-4:15 PM EST
American Indians and Alaska Natives are fives times more likely to be killled than any other racial or ethnic group. AmericaWalks is hosting a webinar on June 23 to discuss the contributors to high risk of pedestrian fatalities for indigenous groups. The webinar will also discuss methods to increase safety for tribal communities. Register on AmericaWalks.
July is Park and Recreation Month!
This July, we celebrate Park and Recreation employees and volunteers who make our communities better places to live, work, and play. Use the hashtag #WeAreParksAndRec and learn more about Park and Recreation Month from the National Recreation and Park Association.
Webinar: 2020 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities, July 9, 2 - 3 PM EST
The Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a webinar to unveil their 2020 State Report Cards and to discuss state policies and actions that support active transportation. Interested in learning more? Register here.
Webinar: Better Biking for All: Improving diversity and inclusion in the bike industry, July 15, TBD
Inclusivity and diversity is as important as ever. People for Bikes is seeking to improve these values in the bicycling community and will host a webinar on July 15. Stay tuned for more information.
The SRTS Calendar discusses the importance of working with your school and school division to get SRTS events on the official calendar so that students, parents, and schools can look forward to and prepare for Safe Routes events. This resource also includes a customizable academic calendar that shows the important upcoming SRTS dates and can be used in the classroom or to help plan for SRTS events.
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.
2020 - Spring (information as of 3/9/2020)
Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg, VA