Resource Directory for Safe Routes to Schools

General Information | Model Programs | Walking School Bus | Health Organizations | Traffic Calming | Teaching Kids | Videos | Bicycle, Pedestrian and Transit Advocacy | Funding

General Information

National Center for Safe Routes to School
1-866-610-SRTS
www.saferoutesinfo.org

Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Deb Hubsmith
deb@saferoutespartnership.org
www.saferoutespartnership.org
(415) 454-7430

The National SAFE KIDS Campaign
1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1707
202-662-0600
www.safekids.org

The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
730 Airport Rd., Suite 300
Campus Box 3430
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3430

National Walk to School Day web site
Partnership for a Walkable America
www.walktoschool-usa.org

International Walk to School Day web site:
www.iwalktoschool.org

California Safe Routes to School Initiative
www.dhs.ca.gov/routes2school
CA Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 942732 - Mail Stop 675
Sacramento, CA 94234-7320

California Walk to School Day Headquarters
www.cawalktoschool.com
CA Department of Health Services
611 North 7th Street, Suite C
Sacramento, CA 95814-0208
Walkday@dhs.ca.gov
1-888-393-0353

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Model Programs

Marin County Safe Routes to Schools
Marin County Bicycle Coalition
Wendi Kallins
P.O. Box 1115
Fairfax, CA 94978
415-488-4101
www.saferoutestoschools.org

Go for Green
30 Steward Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Canada
613-562-5336
www.goforgreen.ca

Sustrans
Head Office
35 King Street, Bristol BS1 4DZ
England
0117-926-8893
www.sustrans.org

WAY TO GO!
3538 West 24th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6S IL4
Canada
604-732-1511
www.waytogo.icbc.bc.ca

Florida Traffic and Bike Safety Education Program
University of Florida ­
Linda Crider, Director
Pete Davidson, Program Assistant
Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning,
PO Box 115706, Gainesville, FL 32611.
352-392-8192
(352) 392-8192
www.plaza.ufl.edu/lcrider

Arlington MA, Safe Routes to School Pilot program
Dorthea Haas
Project Coordinator WalkBoston
156 Milk Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617)451-1570
www.walkboston.org/

Arlington County Safe Routes to School
Arlington County Public Affairs Division
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 310
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-3969
www.civfed.org/schosafe.htm

The Bronx Safe Routes to School Program
Earlene Wilkerson,
Outreach Coordinator
Transportation Alternatives
115 W 30th St Ste. 1207
New York NY 10001
(212)629-8080
www.saferoutestoschool.org

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Walking School Bus

PED's KidsWalk to School
Sally Flocks
1447 Peachtree Street, Suite 801
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-873-5667
www.peds.org/KidsWalk/Kidswalk_index.htm

City of Chicago Walking School Bus Program
City of Chicago Department of Transportation
30 North LaSalle Street, #400
Chicoago, IL 60602
312-742-2755

The Walking School Bus
A Guide for Parents and Teachers
Prepared by Pinnacle Research for Christchurch New Zealand
www.pinnacleresearch.co.nz/wsb.htm

KidsWalk to School
Sarah Levin Martin, Ph.D.
Health Scientist
Physical Activity and Health Branch
Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E. (MS-K46)
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3717
Phone: 770-488-5413
Fax: 770-488-5473
email: sjl2@cdc.gov
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/kidswalk/index.htm

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Health Organizations

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
800-AHA-USA1
www.americanheart.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
4770 Buford Highway, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
www.cdc.gov/ncipc

The American Lung Association
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
212-3115-8700
www.lungusa.org

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Traffic Calming

Alta Planning + Design 707 C Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
415.482.8660
415.482.8603 fax
www.altaplanning.com

Street Design Guidelines for Healthy Neighborhoods
By Dan Burden
Center for Livable Communities
1414 K Street, Suite 250
Sacraento, CA 95814-3929
800-290-8202

Reclaiming Our Cities and Towns: Better Living with Less Traffic
by David Engwicht, New Socity Publishers, 1993
P.O. Box 12816
San Luis Obistpo, Ca 93406
www.lesstraffic.com

Making Streets that Work: Neighborhood Planning tool
City of Seattle
Design Commission, Engineering Department, Office of Management and Planning,
600 Fourth Ave. 12th Floor
Seattle Washington
98104-1873
206-684-4000

Parisi Associates
58 Alta Vista Ave.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415-388-8978
david@parisi-associates.com

Institute of Transportation Engineers
525 School St., S.W., Suite 410
Washingon, CD 20024
202-554-8050
www.ite.org/traffic/index.htm

The Oregon Toolbox for Traffic Calming
www.trans.ci.portland.or.us/Traffic_Management/Trafficcalming/

Fehr and Peers Transportation Engineers
www.trafficcalming.org/

The Federal Highway Administration
www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/tcalm/index.htm

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Teaching Kids

Portland Kids on the Move
Portland Department of Transportation.
Shannon Parker
(503) 823-5391
http://www.trans.ci.portland.or.us/

Smart Moves ­ Transportation Curriculum
Climate Solutions
610 East 4th Avenue
Olympia Washington 98501
Phone: (360) 352-1763 Fax: (360) 943-4977
E-mail: info@climatesolutions.org
Copies may also be downloaded from the Internet at
www.climatesolutions.org/k-12/smartmoves.html

American Automobile Association (AAA)Foundation for Traffic Safety
1440 New York Ave. NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20005
202-638-5944
www.aaafts.org
www.ottoclub.org

League of American Bicyclists
1612 K St. NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006-2850
Web: http://www.bikeleague.org
Email: bikeleague@bikeleague.org
Ph: 202 822-1333
Fx: 202 822-1334

Minnesota Bicycle & Pedestrian Alliance
210 E. 10th St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-290-0405
www.bikeped.org

Trips for Kids
Marilyn Price
http://www.webcom.com/tfk/
tfkbike@pacbell.net
415 458 2986

Northern Lights Outreach Program
Todd Blackmoore
todd@northernlightsracing.com
www.northernlightsracing.com
916 829 1307

Home to School Safe Travel for Children Train-the-Trainer
Colorado Department of Transportation
Gay Page
303-757-9982

Teaching Safe Bicycling Program (TSB)
Wisconsin Department of Transportation; developed by We Bike
JoAnne Pruitt Thunder, 608-267-3154 (Wisconsin DOT),
Peter Flucke: 920-497-3196
E-mail: webike@aol.com

Charles Hammond
Youth Bicycle Education Network
www.yben.org
317-253-3632
chamond@iupui.edu

 

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Videos

Stop, Look and Listen with Willie Whistle
Safe Crossings With Willie Whistle
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
202-366-0910
www.nhtsa.dot.gov

A Kids Eye view
Basics of Bicycling
Effective Cycling
League of American Bicyclists
202-822-1333
www.bikeleague.org

Videos available to borrow for free, some available for purchase
California State Automobile Association
150 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-565-2305
www.aaafts.org
www.ottoclub.org

 

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Bicycle, Pedestrian and Transit Advocacy

Marin County Bicycle Coalition
P.O. Box 1115
Fairfax, CA 94978
415-456-3469
www.marinbike.org

America WALKS
P.O. Box 29103
Portland, OR 97210
503-222-1077
www.webwalking.com/amwalks

Bikes Belong
P.O. Box 2359
Boulder, CO 80306
(303) 449-4893
www.BikesBelong.org

League of American Bicyclists
1612 K Street, NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20006
202-822-1333
www.bikeleague.org

Partnership for a Walkable America
National Safety Council
1121 Spring Lake Dr.
Itasca, IL 60143-3201
630-285-1121
www.nsc.org/walkable.htm

The Center for Livable Communities
Local Government commission
1414 K Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-448-1198
800-290-8202
www.lgc.org

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
1100 17th Street, NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
202-331-9696
www.railtrails.org

Surface Transportation Policy Project
1100 17th Street, NW, 10th Floor
Washinton DC 20036
202-466-2636
California Office
James Corless
(415) 956-7795
http://www.baypeds.org/saferoutes.html
www.transact.org

Walkable communities, Inc.
320 South Main Street
High Springs, FL 32643
904-454-3304
www.walkable.org

California Bicycle Coalition
Chris Morfas, Executive Director
916.446.7558
chris.morfas@calbike.org

Thunderhead Alliance
Adam Spey
202-728-9100
www.thunderheadalliance.org

Share the Road
Malcolm Foster
33 Matilda Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941-2161
415.388.3818
www.marinsharetheroad.org

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Funding

Local Programs at Caltrans
P.O. Box 942873
Sacramento, CA 94273-0001
916-654-5266
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/LocalPrograms/saferoute.htm

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Traffic Safety Programs
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20590
202-366-0910
www.nhtsa.dot.gov


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