Resources: Safe Routes to School

Education

In-class learning modules to instill confidence at every level.


Education Guide

This guide contains a list of pedestrian and bicycle curriculum resources to help you determine the best education plan for your school. This list is a starting point for schools but is not exhaustive of education options.
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Pedestrian Safety 4-Week Curriculum

This curriculum was developed to support teachers deliver pedestrian education whether they are holding class in-person or virtually. This curriculum is ideal for 1 – 6th grade. View Resource

Walkability Heroes

This step-by-step guide is great for both classrooms and families. Learn how to conduct a walk audit, develop a walk audit report, and write a letter to community decisions makers to help make your community more accessible. View Resource

Pedestrian and Bicycle Count Curriculum

Historically, our built environment and transportation networks have been designed around vehicle data. Collecting data about cyclists and pedestrians helps to make our neighborhoods and streets safer and more efficient for ALL users. This curriculum is ideal for High School students. View Resource

Encouragement

Events and activities to inspire the entire community.


Encouragement Guide

This guide contains a list of pedestrian and bicycle encouragement activities to help you build momentum for walking, biking, and rolling in your community. View Resource

Build Your Own Walk to School Day

Walk to School Day events can be simple to organize and are a great way to build excitement and awareness around walking, biking, and rolling to school. This guide provides ideas to help you get your own great event off the ground. Build your base, then add in other fun ideas to make your event walk the extra mile. View Resource

Build Your Own Bike to School Day

Bike to School Day events can be simple to organize and are a great way to build excitement and awareness around walking, biking, and rolling to school. This guide provides ideas to help you get your own great event off the ground. Build your base, then add in other fun ideas to make your event walk the extra mile. View Resource

Safety Starts with Me

Whether you are a pedestrian, bicyclist, or driver, safety is up to you! Available in English and Spanish. Limited print quantities available, email contact@walksacramento.org for more information.
Safety Starts with Me Bookmarks (for print)
Safety Starts with Me Social Media Kit

Crossing Guard Appreciation Toolkit

Your school crossing guard works hard to keep you and the entire school community safe when arriving and departing the school campus. Show them your support with this toolkit. View Resource

COVID-19 Resources

Your school crossing guard works hard to keep you and the entire school community safe when arriving and departing the school campus. Show them your support with this toolkit. View Resource

Activity Guides

Mix up your bike or walk with fun activities. These guides are perfect for a family walk, recess activities, or for the entire class.
Bike and Walk Bingo
Sensory Walk Activity Sheets
Safety Signs “I Spy” Activity

Frequent Walker and Rider Punch Cards

Students who walk or bike to school receive a hole punch on a frequent walker/biker punch card. Completed punch cards can be redeemed for prizes, such as credit to the school store. This is a fun way to incentivize walking and biking to school. View Template

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