Safe Routes To School Programs

Caregiver Workshops

A Caregiver Workshop designed for caregivers, who are usually the ones deciding whether children walk or bike to school, can provide the tools, resources, and support needed to begin walking or biking for transportation. Topics could include starting a walking school bus, carpool matching, launching a safety campaign, how to be a responsible driver, or organizing an event, such as Walk and Bike to School Day.

Target Audience
Elementary, middle school, high school, caregivers

Format
Event, skills training/hands on training, information for caregivers

Outcomes
Increased walking, increased bicycling, increased transit use, increased carpooling, improved walking/bicycling safety behavior, improved driving safety behavior
Understanding of health and environmental connections

Discussion Questions
Have you every participated in this type of training?
Is it something you would find valuable?
Are there existing meetings or venues which might be appropriate to host this type of training?
What resources have you used to talk with kids about biking safety?

Contact Us

Have questions or looking for additional materials? Let us know how we can help! Tom Holmes at tholmes@zanassoc.com

MN SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL

MnDOT Safe Routes to School Planning is a project of MnDOT.
This webpage was developed by Zan Associates in partnership with  Alta Planning + Design.

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395 John Ireland Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55155-1800