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Resource Center Announces Partner and Champion of the Year Awards for 2016-2017
Friday, May 19, 2017
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center is excited to announce the School Partners of the Year and Champions of the Year for the 2016-2017 School Year. It has been an exciting year for...
 
Registration Now Open for May 10 Bike to School Day
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Registration is now open for Bike to School Day, May 10. The National Center for SRTS has re-launched the registration system, streamlining it to make registering easier and to register multiple...
 
Nominations Now Open for Georgia SRTS Resource Center Partner of the Year and Outstanding Champion of the Year.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Each year, the Georgia SRTS Resource Center recognizes those that make difference in helping children become and stay more physicaly active through walking and biycling safely to school through...
 
Three SRTS Palooza's Planned for March 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center will host three smaller regional SRTS events this spring instead of a statewide forum.  Called, SRTS Paloozas, these events will be in different parts ot the...
 
Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day 2017 Registration Now Open
Monday, January 9, 2017
Registration for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day is now open.  Click here to register your school's event. Plan your event for March 8 -- the offical day -- or any other day in March...
 
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.  ...
 
Halloween: Be Safe, Be Seen, Have Fun!
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center encourages all participating in Halloween Trick or Treating to do so safely.  The Resource Center offers tip sheets for children and adults with reminders about...
 
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...