- Education on proper helmet fit, rules of the road, bike safety check, and outdoor obstacle course (aka bike rodeo);
- Encouragement to use road-safe skills with organized walking school buses and prizes for participation;
- Engineering concerns are identified with walk audits, which are an inventory of physical obstacles and of safe places surrounding the school and on routes leading to schools, conducted by school community, city and county public works and engineering staff, safety resource officers and GVB;
- Enforcement of rules of the road and safe driving habits;
- Evaluation of parent’s attitudes, perceptions and habits to measure the effectiveness of the program and ways to improve it.
Each school internally sustains SRTS. PE teachers are given the curriculum, provided an annual Refresher Course and can check out the mobile bicycle classroom to conduct the class annually. The community partners are also committed to facilitating fall Walk to School and spring Bike to School encouragement days.
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