Governor Pat Quinn issued a proclamation today designating Tuesday, May 7th, 2013, as Crossing Guard Appreciation Day in the state of Illinois! Check it out here. Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is traditionally held on the first Tuesday of May each year, to recognize and celebrate the invaluable service that crossing guards offer to our communities. [...]
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March 13th, 2013 · No Comments
January 25th, 2013 · No Comments
We will soon be hiring to fill positions for the end of the Safe Routes season and the Bicycling Ambassadors 2013 season. For position details and application instructions, visit the Active Transportation Alliance Jobs and Internships page.
January 18th, 2013 · No Comments
The Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health recently published a study showing that the Safe Routes to School program in New York contributed to a decrease in traffic-related injuries for school-aged children by 44%. From the Mailman School’s website: The national Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program was funded by Congress in 2005 in [...]
December 5th, 2012 · No Comments
From their press release on Nov. 27th: The National Center for Safe Routes to School is pleased to announce the release of The Walking School Bus Program: A Primer and First Steps, an online audio/video training program that provides strategies and tips for planning a Walking School Bus program. Safety is one of the most [...]
November 9th, 2012 · No Comments
The Safe Routes Ambassadors currently have schedule openings beginning January 7th, 2013. To arrange a visit to your 2nd or 5th grade classrooms, please see our Request the Safe Routes Ambassadors page to find all the forms you need to schedule us for this coming semester. Feel free to request a date with the new [...]