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Starting a New Safe Routes to School Program? - or Need to Take Your Program to the Next Level???
The Champion Toolkit is your resource to getting there!

Below is a Champion Toolkit that you can download and use. You may need to download the free PDF viewer from Adobe to view. The first file is an Adobe PDF Portfolio which will require Adobe Flash Player to load but includes the full Champion Toolkit package of files in one easy download. It contains a sheet with a list of what is included and four folders labeled in recommended viewing order.  If you do not have Adobe Flash Player, the individual files are also listed separately on this page in standard PDF format for download.

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Champion Toolkit Portfolio (PDF Portfolio, Requires Adobe Flash Player) 


This toolkit contains all the starter information that a local SRTS champion needs to get a new Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program up and running OR take an existing program to the next level. This is a PDF Portfolio file with subfolders.  All of the individual files maintained in this portfolio can be downloaded separately from the list below.


What's Included in the Champion Toolkit? These are the Individual Files (standard PDF Format):

Champion Toolkit Sections

Section A Program Materials
Getting Started
Program Checklist
Sample Letter

Section B Applications
Program Assistance
Engineering Site Assessment (Walk Audit)

Section C Special Announcements
School Program Flyer
Local SRTS Coordinator Training Seminar Flyer
Summer K-8 Safety Education Initiative Skills Clinic Registration Form
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Section D Other Resources and Educational Items
Active Living Research Article (May 2015) Impacts of SRTS Programs on Walking and Biking
SRTS Students Arrival and Departure Tally Sheet
Survey About Walking and Biking to School for Parents
Walkability Checklist 
Bikeability Checklist
Bike Friendly Community Assessment for Teens
Ideas to Promote Bicycle Safety
Tips for Parents
Hand Signals
Classroom Activity Ideas
Certificate of Completion
The Walking School Bus: Combining Safety, Fun and the Walk to School


Additional Great Resources

Bicycle Safety Rodeo: A Guide to Running a Children's Bicycle Safety Rodeo
Helmet Activity Sheet
Safety Town Curriculum: A Guide to Children's Pedestrian Safety
Smart Steps to Safe Wheeling

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