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Registration Now Open for June 1 Statewide SRTS Forum
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Reserve your spot now for this year's Statewide SRTS Forum to be held on Friday, June 1 at East Broad Street K8 School in Savannah. Click here to register. More information about the...
 
It’s time to register for Bike to School Day!
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
May 9th is Bike to School Day! Georgia schools are encouraged to plan an event in May for Bike to School Day, then register the event with the National Center for Safe Routes to School....
 
2018 Partner and Champion of the Year Nominations Now Open
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting nominations for 2018 Partner of the Year and 2018 Champion of the Year awards. Nominations are due by 5:00 pm, Friday, April 13th. School Partners...
 
Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day 2018 Registration is Open
Monday, January 22, 2018
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center encourages all schools to participte in Georgia Walk to School Day on Wednesday, March 7, or to hold a walk to school event on any other day in March.  Register...
 
Save the Date: Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day is March 7, 2018
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day has become a tradition in Georgia, so go ahead and mark your calendar and save the date: March 7, 2018! Events may take place throughout March, too. The Resource...
 
OUTSTANDING CROSSING GUARDS ANNOUNCED! Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, November 13-17, 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center is sponsoring the fourth annual Georgia Crossing Guard Appreciation Week. The event is November 13-17, 2017.  CONGRATULATIONS TO GEORGIA'S...
 
Winter Walking Tip Sheet Now Available
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center encourages everyone to keep walking, even as the weather changes from warm to chilly to cold.  Our Winter Walking Tip Sheet includes reminders for everyone, so...
 
Four Schools to Identify Infrastructure Improvements
Thursday, October 20, 2016
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is pleased to announcement the four schools awarded with technical assistance to develop a Safety-focused SRTS Report this fall: ·    ...
 
Crossing Guard Appreciation Week is November 16-20, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center encourages all schools to say 'thank you' to their crossing guards during the Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, November 14-18.  ...
 
Walk Audit Request Form Now Available Online
Thursday, October 13, 2016
The Resource Center is making it easy to request a walk audit at your school with a new Walk Audit Request form. The School Outreach Coordinator (SOC) from your region will review your information...
 
2016 International Walk to School Day to Celebrate its 20th Anniversary
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Schools across Georgia will help celebrate International Walk to School Day’s 20th Anniversary. This year features a multi-faceted focus on safety, such as the Georgia Department of...
 
Travel Plan Applications Now Being Accepted
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center is now accepting applications from schools interesed in completing a Safety-focused SRTS Report in the fall 2016. The application deadline is...
 
Register Your International Walk to School Day Event Today
Friday, August 5, 2016
Registration is now open for events held in October to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Click here to register your event.  With 158 events registered in 2015, the Georgia SRTS...
 
Get Ready for International Walk to School Day, October 5 2016
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
International Walk to School Day is October 5, 2016 and marks the 20th anniversary of the event in the United States.  Geogia's iWalk participation has increased each year, with 158...
 
Five Schools Selected as 2016 Partner of the Year
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Georgia Safer Routes to School Resource Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its Partner of the Year award for 2016.  Winners of this award were chosen based on the progress of...
 
DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2016 Partner of the Year Nominations Now Open
Monday, May 9, 2016
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting nominations for 2016 Partner of the Year awards.  Nominations are due by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, May 11. Schools will be selected based on their...
 
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Resource Center Now Accepting Nominations for Champion of the Year
Monday, May 9, 2016
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center will recognized outstanding Safe Routes Champions this spring.  Nominations are being accepted through May 11 at 5:00 PM! Each Resource Center School...
 
It’s time to register for Bike to School Day
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Georgia schools are encouraged to plan an event in May for Bike to School Day, then register the event with the National Center for Safe Routes to School. Schools registering a Bike to School Day...
 
Register Now for the June 3 Statewide SRTS Forum
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Registration is now open for the Georgia SRTS Resource Center Statewide SRTS Forum to be held at E. Rivers Elementary in Atlanta.  This year's forum will include hand-on training, networking...
 
FHWA Offers Many Walking and Bicycling Resources
Friday, January 22, 2016
FHWA’s pedestrian and bicycle research and program offers many resources that can help SRTS programs, including a summary of project funding and facility design.  Detailed information is...
 
Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day 2016 Registration is Open
Friday, January 15, 2016
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center encourages all schools to participte in Georgia Walk to School Day on Wednesday, March 2, or to hold a walk to school event on any other day in March.  Register...
 
Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, November 16-20, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center encourages all schools to say 'thank you' to their crossing guards during the Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, November 16-20.  ...
 
Travel Plan Technical Assistance Available -- Apply Now!
Monday, September 21, 2015
The Resource Center is offering techncial assistance to up to four schools to help schools get more students walking and bicycling to school safely.  Two types of assistance are offered: to...
 
International Walk to School Day Approaching Fast....
Monday, September 14, 2015
International Walk to School Day is fast approaching.  Over 80 schools have registered their events at WalkBiketoSchool.org. While the official iWalk day is Wednesday, October 7, schools can...
 
Student Travel Tallies Help Tell a School's SRTS Story
Friday, September 11, 2015
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center encourages all schools to complete student travel tallies each fall.  Learning how students travel to and from school is an important way to establish a baseline...