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resources The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School program provides resources to help implement a successful, sustainable, and comprehensive program.

Training

Safe Routes to School Manual
Walking School Bus Kit Massachusetts Department of Public Health Crossing Guard Safety Brochure

The SRTS Manual is a user-friendly guide to starting and maintaining a Safe Routes to School program. This resource describes for parents, teachers, principals and community members how to develop a Safe Routes to School program adaptable to school and community needs. The Walking School Bus Kit provides information on how to form Walking School Buses and provides materials to help organize and sustain the program.

Promote and Publicize Your Safe Routes to School Activities

New! Let's Go Green Together, Walk to School Poster Prints on 11 x 17 paper
New! Let's Go Green Together, Bike to School Poster Prints on 11 x 17 paper
New! Let's Go Green Together, Walk to School Poster in Spanish 11 x 17
New! Let's Go Green Together, Bike to School Poster in Spanish 11 x 17
Customizable Bike to School Day Poster Prints on 11 x 17 paper
Customizable Walk to School Day Poster Prints on 11 x 17 paper
Customizable Walk to School Day Poster in Spanish Prints on 11 x 17 paper

Massachusetts Walk & Bike to School Day Posters & More!

New! Let's Move Together, MA Walk & Bike to School Day Poster 11 x 17
New! Leading the Way, MA Walk & Bike to School Day Poster 11 x 17
New! I Walked to School Today! Stickers Prints on Avery 5294 Labels
New! I Wheeled to School Today! Stickers Prints on Avery 5294 Labels

Instructions for Printing Custom Poster

Step 1: Save PDF to your personal desktop or local drive on your computer.
Step 2: Open PDF and add your personal text about your Safe Routes to School Event.
Step 3: Save the file with your custom text to your personal desktop or local drive.
Step 4: Print file and your poster will come out with your custom text!

Webinars




Safe Routes to School is now on YouTube! Click here the following links to watch our web video series geared towards educators, parents, and community leaders who are deicated to bringing the Safe Routes to School program to their communities.

Surveys

Student Survey
Parent Survey

Surveys are a large component of compiling comprehensive data on both national and local efforts of the Safe Routes to School Program. Student Surveys are conducted twice a year in the classroom and gather information on students modes of travel to and from school. Optional Parent Surveys gauge general information from parents regarding school travel.

Checklists

Walkability Checklist
Bikability Checklist
Safe Routes to School Checklist
"Organizing a Walk or Bike to School Day" Checklist

The Walkability Checklist is used to help identify preferred routes for students and parents to walk to and from school. The Bikability Checklist is used to help identify preferred routes for students and parents to bicycle to and from school. The Safe Routes to School Checklist offers helpful steps for developing a Safe Routes program.

Case Studies

download file Safe Routes to School Success Story: John Eliot School in Needham (PDF)
Needham, MA — John Eliot Elementary School

download file Walking Wednesdays in Pittsfield, MA (PDF)
Pittsfield, MA — Egremont Elementary School