Pre-application Workshop. Idaho Safe Routes to School Program (SR2S). Training Agenda. Introductions Program Background Why we need SR2S Local Programs Idaho SR2S Guidelines and Application Federal Aid and Reporting Requirements Application Deadlines Questions. Background.
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Source: CDC 2005 and National Household travel survey
Land use patterns have become spread out and disconnected
Drawing by Duany Plater Zyberk, in ITE Journal 1989;59:17-18
½ mile walking radius
1 mile walking radius
Original Eagle School site
(National Center for Health Statistics)
= increased Type II Diabetes
Health impacts of low activity
Source: Surface Transportation Policy Partnership, Mean Streets 2000
Congestion at schools is worsening
= increases of
(Journal of the American Medical Association [JAMA], 2001)
Street Smart Cycling
Well planned projects can hit
the ground running!
FY 2009 and 2010 – Burrell Avenue – Centennial Elementary and Boys & Girls Club $50,000 for sidewalk $5,000 for Non-infrastructure SR2S constructed 1/4 mile sidewalk; City constructed 1/4
“Morning Laps”- all can participate
Parents serve Hot cocoa
WSU Speech and Language Professor, Amy Meredith, presents brain and bike safety education in classrooms and helmet fitting on Walk and Roll days.
On Line Training www.saferoutesinfo.org
National Partnership for Safe Routes to School (NPSRTS)