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)
*****DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE CHAMPION TOOLKIT HERE AS ONE PDF PORTFOLIO FILE!!!*****
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 MaterialsGetting StartedProgram ChecklistPartneringIncentivesSample Letter
Section B ApplicationsProgram AssistanceEngineering Site Assessment (Walk Audit)
Section C Special AnnouncementsSchool Program FlyerLocal SRTS Coordinator Training Seminar FlyerSummer K-8 Safety Education Initiative Skills Clinic Registration FormFor the latest special announcements, visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CTSafeRoutesToSchool or at our other website at WalkItBikeItCT.org
Section D Other Resources and Educational ItemsActive 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 RodeoHelmet Activity SheetSafety Town Curriculum: A Guide to Children's Pedestrian SafetySmart Steps to Safe Wheeling