Louisiana Safe Routes to School Program. Developing a Program. To enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school.
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Developing a Program
To make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative, thereby encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age; and
Continued on next slidePURPOSE(Section 1404(b) of the legislation)
More children walking and bicycling to and from school
Decreased traffic congestion
Improved childhood health and reduced obesity
Encouragement of healthy and active lifestyles
Improved community safety
Reduced fuel consumption
continued on next slideDesired Outcomes
Enhanced community accessibility
Increased community involvement
Physical improvements that increase the ability to walk and bike to school
Improved partnerships among schools, local government, parents, etc.
Increased interest in bicycle and pedestrian accommodations throughout the communityDesired Outcomes(Continued)
Can influence the way people behaveEngineering
West Valley City, UT
Use a map to locate where children live within one or two miles of a school.
Determine the routes that they use to get to school.
Estimate the number who could potentially walk or bike to schoolAssessment Tools
Identify and program longer-term improvement needs
Match the treatment to the problemEngineering Solutions
More children walking/bicycling to school?
Change in behavior?Link The Solution To The Problem
Develop A Time Frame For Accomplishing
Identify Potential Source Of Funds For Each
Identify Steps To Put Plan Into MotionDevelop An Action Plan