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Sept 15 – 19: Student Travel Tally Week – Student Travel Tally Week is a week set aside in September when schools across the state conduct student travel tallies – quick in-class surveys that provide valuable information on student travel patterns. The information is valuable to set a baseline for comparison, or to see how travel patterns are changing from year to year. If you haven’t taken tallies, check out our Student Travel Tally Week resources and participate this year to earn a Safe Routes to School banner for your school!
Oct. 8: International Walk to School Day – International Walk to School Day or iWalk is a global event that involves schools and communities from over 40 countries worldwide. iWalk is a great opportunity for students, their families, and schools to walk or bike to school and learn about pedestrian safety as well as the benefits of walking and biking. Last year, over 170 schools participated in iWalk. It’s never too early to start planning for your school’s Walk to School Day, be sure to check out WalkBiketoSchool.org for tons of great iWalk resources!
The Virginia Safe Routes to School Newsletter is a great way to keep abreast of the latest SRTS developments in Virginia.
Each newsletter includes a calendar of upcoming events and features articles addressing such issues as SRTS grant opportunities and SRTS program implementation.
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- June 2014 (3.7 MB)
- April 2014 (2 MB)
- March 2014 (1.6 MB)
- February 2014 (2.6 MB)
- December 2013(3.2 MB)
- October 2013 (2.4 MB)
- Special edition: July 2013 (2.5 MB)
- April 2013 (2.5 MB)
- February 2013 (3 MB)
- December 2012 (2.5 MB)
- October 2012 (1.8 MB)
- September 2012 (1 MB)
- April 2012 (1 MB)
- January 2012 (1 MB)
- December 2011 (1 MB)
- Special edition: International Walk to School Day - Oct. 5, 2011 (720 KB)
- Special edition, part 2 (704 KB)
- July 2011 (1.5 MB)
- June 2011 (2 MB)
- May 2011 (1 MB)
- April 2011 (1.8 MB)
- March 2011 (475 KB)
Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg VA