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PedNet Safe Routes to School

The Center TRT hosted a webinar on an intervention supporting active transportation to and from school on September 25, 2012  PedNet’s Safe Routes to School program is a comprehensive model that promotes and supports walking and biking to school as well as providing a safe environment for children to do so.  PedNet’s program includes Walk to School Days, a Walking School Bus program, Bike Brigades, and Youth Bicycle Safety Education.  PedNet began their program in 2003 with a Walk to School Day and has been expanding their program since then. You can learn more about the PedNet Safe Routes to School program here

Webinar Content Included:

  •  a Center TRT overview of the intervention review, including main components of the intervention, evidence-base, and public health impact (10mins)
  • a presentation by PedNet on the implementation of the program, including lessons learned and resources (40mins)
  •  a Q & A session (10 mins)

Presenter

Ian Thomas
Executive Director, PedNet Coalition 

Resources

 PedNet Safe Routes to School Webinar Slides

Register Webinar Archive Access

If you have questions about this webinar, please contact Cecilia Gonzales at cecilia_gonzales@unc.edu.