Welcome to the Vermont Safe Routes to School Resource Center!
Vermont SRTS Annual Meeting
NEW Vermont Safe Routes to School Crossing Guard Training Video
This short video covers important tips and techniques for school crossing guards. Whether you are a new crossing guard or looking for a refresher, this fun video will provide information about different street types and signage, proper communication skills, how to handle emergencies, and much more. The Resource Center is offering each partner school a free Crossing Guard Kit, which includes a lightweight, retroreflective stop paddle, crossing guard vest, best practices training DVD, and a pocket guide with safe crossing tips. Order your kit online today!
55 School Across Vermont Participate in International Walk to School Day!
About 12,000 Vermont students participated on Wednesday, October 9th, in organized walking and biking to school events. The International Walk to School Day will mark its 17th year this year. Last year Vermont ranked 4th in the nation for participation.This year, Vermont has more schools taking part than ever before.
Congratulations to our 2012/2013 VT SRTS Awardees
Rookie of the Year – Twinfield Union School
Outstanding Safe Routes Champion – Barbara Larvey, Isle La Motte Elementary School
Community Collaboration for Safe Routes Success – Rutland Regional Planning Commission
Innovation in Safe Routes Programs – Bill Merrylees, Community Connections, Union Elementary School
The participants of the VT SRTS Annual Meeting discussed common challenges among SRTS programs in small groups. The following notes are taken from each group discussion. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Poster-Calendar Contest Winners!
We are so excited to be able to feature the artwork of these 12 students in the Vermont Safe Routes to School Calendar!Click here to preview the calendar
Cover winner! Dominic Dahlen, CP Smith Elementary, grade 3
Runner-Up! Emma Luikart, Poultney Elementary School, grade 3
Runner-up! Levi Smith, Fayston Elementary School, grade 4