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Statewide Safe Routes to School Forum: Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018 is the date for this year's SRTS Statewide Forum, sponsored by the Georgia Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Resource Center.  
The one-day forum will cover topics such a safety education, ways to build and sustain your SRTS program, bicycle and pedestrian initiatives in Georgia, and planning programs. 
Registration is free and includes lunch for all participants.


All involved in SRTS are invited to attend.  Registration is open through Wednesday, May 30. Click here to register. Space is limited, so register soon!

Interested in presenting?
Contact us by calling the toll-free hotline 
at 1-866-436-8927 or contact your 
School Outreach Coordinator.



Date: Friday June 1, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Doors open and networking begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Location: East Broad Street K8 School

                  400 E Broad Street

                  Savannah, GA 31401


Lunch is provided for all participants.
Please indicate dietary restrictions in your registration. 



Please see the below flyer for directions. 

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Hotel Information

Deadline has passed for our room block, but please contact the hotel for great rates. A room block has been set aside for May 31st - June 1st at Hotel Indigo on W. Bay Street in downtown Savannah. $117 + taxes and fees. To make reservations, call the hotel directly at 912-236-4440 and reference the GA Safe Routes Forum room block by May 18th. The number of rooms is limited. Hotel costs and reservations are the sole responsibility of the attendee/hotel guest. 

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Forum Schedule and Session Descriptions

Please click on the session title to view a PDF of the presentation, when available. (We're working on getting presentations up on the website. Check back soon!) 

2018 Forum Agenda 
8:30 - 9:15 Arrival, Check-in, Networking 

9:15 - 9:30 Welcome, Safety Moment, Introductions 

Patti Sistrunk, Program Manager, GA Safe Routes to School Resource Center 
Elijah West, Principal, East Broad Street K8 School 
9:30 - 10:00 Morning Session 
Savannah Chatham County School System Police - Walking School Buses and Safe Routes 
Chief Terry Enoch, Chief of Campus Police, SCCPSS 
10:00 - 11:30 Policies and Practices Presentations 
- Expanding Safe Streets Beyond Schools - Caila Brown and 
     Nedra Deadwyler, Georgia Bikes 
- Complete Streets - Russell Oliver, Senior Planner II, 
     Coastal Regional Commission

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch and Keynote Presentation 
Lunch is provided at no cost! Please indicate dietary restrictions in registration, and we'll do our best to accommodate everyone!
GA Safe Routes to School and School Road Safety Audit team, AECOM 
1:30 - 1:45 Break 

1:45 - 2:30 Brainstorm Activity - Building Safe Routes Policies 

2:30 - 3:15 Afternoon Presentations 
- Police, the Press, and Public Perception: How Initial Reports from 
     Crash Scenes Shift Blame to Vulnerable Users - John Bennett, 
     Savannah Bicycle Campaign 

3:15 - 3:30 Closing, Raffle, and Thanks