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Deadline Extended! Submit your nomination for Partner of the Year!
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is pleased to announce the third nomination cycle for its Partner of the Year Award. Each school year, the Resource Center recognizes one Partner school in each...
 
Second Annual National Bike to School Day: May 8, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The Second Annual National Bike to School Day is May 8, 2013.  Communities across the country will join together to bicycle to school on the same day and throughout the month. The event builds...
 
Governor Nathan Deal Proclaims March 6, 2013 as Georgia Walk to School Day
Monday, February 25, 2013
Governor Deal proclaimed March 6, 2013 as Georgia Walk to School Day, showing his support for this statewide event.  State SRTS Coordinator Emmanuella Myrthil was on hand to receive the...
 
Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day 2013 is Now Open!
Friday, January 11, 2013
You can now register your event for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day 2013. It’s not too early to begin planning for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day.  The event date is...
 
Engage Your Middle School Students in a Walk Audit
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center has completed a Walk Audit toolkit that is perfect for middle school students to lead.  The toolkit, based on the Walk Audit toolkit prepared by the Pedestrian...
 
Student Travel Tally Week 2012
Monday, September 3, 2012
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource is again hosting Student Travel Tally Week - a time set aside for gathering and analyzing student travel mode data by completing Student Travel Tallies....
 
How to Park Your Bike Video Speaks to Kids!
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Resource Center has just issued a new How to video -- "How to Park Your Bike."  This lively video uses a combination of self-explanatory images, captions, and voice-over to show...
 
Resource Center Announces Event Tools for Meet on the Corner of 3rd & Wednesday
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center announces a new package of event tools for the Meet on the Corner of 3rd & Wednesday program, including materials to send to parents, logos for t-shirts and signs...
 
Get Ready for IWalk! International Walk to School Day is Wednesday, October 3, 2012!
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Walk to School Day registration is NOW open, and it’s not too early to begin planning your event.  The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center has several resources and materials...
 
Registration for International Walk to School Day Opens
Monday, June 4, 2012
Walk to School Day 2012 is scheduled for Wednesday October 3  Don't forget to register!
 
2012 Partners of the Year Award Recipients Chosen
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center is proud to announce the six recipients of the 2012 Partner of the Year Award: Jacob G. Smith Elementary School of Coastal Georgia Cornelia...
 
Call for Applications: 2012 Safe Routes to School Award
Monday, May 21, 2012
Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 James L. Oberstar Safe Routes to School Award.  The Award recognizes schools and communities that have improved the safety or increased the...
 
Bike to School Day Way-finding Signs Now Available for Download
Monday, May 7, 2012
Just in time for National Bike to School Day! We’ve created a series of way-finding signs to use for National Bike to School Day – or for any walking and biking to school event. Choose...
 
Now’s the time to register for National Bike to School Day!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The National Center for Safe Routes to School just launched a newly redesigned website – www.walkbiketoschool.org  – to support celebration of National Bike to School Day on May 9,...
 
Poster Contest Hosted by Georgia Bikes!
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Attention, Georgia 5th Graders! Georgia Bikes is partnering with Saris Cycling Group  to launch a poster contest to get fifth graders to think about the benefits of the bicycle.  Interested...
 
Clean Commute Week and Georgia Walk to School Day Unite!
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The Clean Air Campaign is hosting Clean Commute Week to coincide with the March 7 Georgia Walk to School Day.  Clean Commute Week is a great time to reinforce your school's Clean Air...
 
First-ever National Bike to School Day
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The National Center for Safe Routes to School is pleased to announce that it will be coordinating the first-ever National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Bike to School Day builds on...
 
Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day Registration is Now Open!
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
You can now register your event for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day. It’s not too early to begin planning for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day.  The event date is Wednesday...
 
City of Norcross Rallies Around Summerour Middle School
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Summerour Middle School and the City of Norcross are working together to develop a comprehensive Safe Routes to School Travel Plan that   addresses pedestrian and bicyclist’s safety...
 
Settles Bridge Elementary in Forsyth County is Leading the Charge
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Principal Donna Morris at Settles Bridge Elementary cares about the safety of her students and about the safety of the school zone.   That is why the Georgia SRTS Resource Center in...
 
Just in time for Georgia Walk to School Day. . .
Monday, January 23, 2012
Two new Way to tip sheets now available on the Georgia SRTS Resource Center website – one to help you establish and maintian a walking school buses and one for bicycle trains. These tip sheets...
 
Now Available: New Planning Guide and Workbook!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is just published a completely revised Planning Guide and Workbook.  These new documents are organized according to Partner level and offer resources and step-by...
 
Start Planning for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day Today!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
It’s not too early to begin planning for Georgia Walk (and Bike) to School Day.  The event date is Wednesday, March 7 – just in time to celebrate the warm weather.  The Resource...
 
New How-to Video on Child Pedestrian Safety
Friday, December 16, 2011
The Georgia SRTS Resource Center has just released a "how to" video on using the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) Child Pedestrian Safety Education curriculum....
 
December 2011 Newsletter
Friday, December 16, 2011