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Community Efforts Result in Quick Wins at Woodward Elementary School
Thursday, December 15, 2011
A recent SRTS planning meeting at Woodward Elementary School in Atlanta demonstrates what can be accomplished when the right people are at the table. The meeting was held on February 13 to discuss...
 
Community Efforts Result in Quick Wins at Lyerly Elementary School
Thursday, December 15, 2011
A recent SRTS planning meetings at Lyerly Elementary School demonstrates what can be accomplished when the right people are at the table. The meeting was held on January 13 to discuss preliminary...
 
Student Tally Week is a Success!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The state’s first Student Tally Week was held on November 1 to 3, with over 40 schools participating.  Student Tally Week gives schools a count of how students travel to and from school....
 
Coordinated School Health Program includes SRTS
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Bibb County Schools (Friend) has established a Coordinated School Health Program that includes Safe Routes to School.  Recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a strategy for...
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Workshops Create 100 Local Trainers
Monday, November 21, 2011
The Resource Center held six child pedestrian safety workshops during October and November, training nearly 100 parents, educators, and walking and biking advocates how to teach the new NHTSA child...
 
Summerour Middle School Kicks off Its SRTS Program
Monday, November 21, 2011
Summerour Middle School's SRTS program is now on its way, with the official kick-off event on Novmeber 20.  In addition to SRTS activities to encourage students to walk and bike to school,...
 
One more chance! The final Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop is next week!
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
November 9, 2011 – If you’ve heard the buzz about how great the Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshops are and wish you could attend; you have one more opportunity on Thursday,...
 
Sally D Meadows Elementary Becomes Resource Center Partner
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Welcome NEW PARTNER Sally D. Meadows Elementary in Vidalia! The school signed on in October and Bonnie Brantley, Safe Kids Toombs Coalition Coordinator, has already begun working with the school and...
 
First Georgia Student Tally Week is Just Around the Corner!
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
October 25, 2011 – The Georgia SRTS Resource Center designates the first week in November each year for a statewide count of how students travel to school.  Known as “Student Tally...
 
New Date and Location for Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity in South Georgia!
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
October 12, 2011 -- The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for a Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshop to be conducted in Columbus, on Thursday, November 17 at...
 
SRTS Workshop at Georgia Bike Summit
Monday, October 10, 2011
The Georgia Bike Summit held in early October included a breakout session on SRTS. SOC Andy Pittman and Doug Joiner of the Georgia SRTS Network hosted the interactive session that using a map and a...
 
October 2011 Walk to School Day a Big Success in Georgia!
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Walk to School Day on October 5 2011 was an over-whelming success in Georgia.  Nearly 125 schools registered events for October 2011 Walk to School Day.  Some images from the day are...
 
Oak Hill Middle School Participates in International Walk to School Day
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Over 1200 students from Oak Hill Middle School participated in International Walk to School Day on October 5, 2011.  The morning began with a representaive from each grade giving a short speech...
 
Status Report on SRTS Infrastructure Projects Now Available
Friday, September 30, 2011
September 30, 2011 -- The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has issued a status report on Safe Routes to School infrastructure projects awarded in the past two years.  The 44 projects...
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity
Thursday, September 29, 2011
September 20, 2011 -- The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshops to be conducted in locations across the state this fall.  ...
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity in Central Georgia
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for a Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshop to be conducted at Appling Middle School in Macon, on Wednesday, October 26....
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity in Coastal Georgia
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for a Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshop to be conducted at West Chatham Elementary School in Savanah, on Thursday,...
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity in Metro Atlanta
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for a Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshop to be conducted at Renfroe Middle School, in Decatur, on Thursday, October 20....
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity in Northeast Georgia
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for a Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshop to be conducted at Timothy Road Elementary School in Athens on Thursday,...
 
Child Pedestrian Safety Education Workshop Opportunity in Northwest Georgia
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  The Georgia SRTS Resource Center is now accepting registrations for a Child Pedestrian Safety Education workshop to be conducted at Kincaid Elementary School in Cobb County on Wednesday,...
 
Crossing Guard Training Helps Students Walk and Bike to School Safely
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
The Coastal Regional Commission’s (Friend) Ron Sadowski and Alison Gramza of Safe Kids Savannah (Friend) and PACE to coordinate a Crossing Guard Train-the Trainer for the region in late July at...
 
September 8 Resource Center Webinar: How to Plan and Promote a Walk and/or Bike to School Day Event
Thursday, August 4, 2011
International Walk to School Day is just around the corner and the Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center is here to help. Join us for on September for a Webinar:  How to Plan and Promote...
 
City Marks Designated Safe Routes for Walking to School
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Everyone is getting ready for the start of the school year, including Decatur Public Works, Decatur Active Living and local Safe Routes to School volunteers. The City Schools of Decatur is piloting a...
 
New Georgia SRTS Webinar: Being a Friend of the Resource Center
Friday, July 1, 2011
Please join us on Wednesday, July 20, at 1 p.m. ET for a very special Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center webinar designed especially to showcase Resource Center Friend partners. Learn...
 
Safe Routes to School National Conference
Friday, July 1, 2011
It's the time to energize your Safe Routes to School (SRTS) planning, strengthen your networks and elevate the vision of how we all can create healthier kids and communities. Join others for...