Pennsylvania Safe Routes to School Program
Helping students, schools and communities take steps in the right direction
Walk or Roll to School Day Online Kit
The following materials are part of a Walk or Roll to School Day kit available from the Pennsylvania Safe Routes to School Resource Center.
Walk or Roll to School Day Materials
- Walk or Roll to School Day flyer for schools
This promotional two-page flyer provides information about Pennsylvania Walk or Roll to School Day, offers suggestions on how a school can participate, and includes tips to ensure a successful event.1.3 Meg | 1/21/2014
Walk or Roll to School Day flyer for students and parents
This one-page flyer can be reproduced and sent home with students. It announces that a school is participating in Pennsylvania Walk or Roll to School Day and lists reasons why students and parents should walk to school. It also introduces the concept of a walking school bus or bike train as a way for parents and students to participate.
- Walk or Roll to School Day flyer for students and parents117.66 K | 1/22/2014
Sample Press Release
A school can fill in this press release template with appropriate details about its Walk or Roll to School Day activities and send it to local media to generate press coverage of a school’s events.
- Sample Press Release27.5 K | 1/22/2014
Safe Routes to School Resource Materials
- Pennsylvania Safe Routes to School Comprehensive Guide
This publication provides a central resource for schools, municipalities, community leaders, police, and anyone else seeking information about the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program in Pennsylvania. It includes a summary of the resources, materials, training, and funding available through the SRTS program.2.9 Meg | 1/22/2014
Lesson plans for classrooms - The center has lesson plans on bicycle education safety targeting third and sixth grades. www.saferoutespa.org/bicycle-education-lesson-plans Walking classroom lesson plans are geared toward elementary and middle school ages. www.saferoutespa.org/walking-lesson-plans
Bicycle Education Training - Training materials on how to teach safe cycling skills to school-aged children can be found at the bottom of the Bicycle Education Train-the-Trainer page.