Links

Virginia

Virginia Dept. of Transportation’s SRTS Website – The source for information on the SRTS grant program for Virginia.

Virginia Dept. of Health CHAMPION program – In response to increasing obesity rates, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched an innovative initiative to address obesity through CHAMPION, Commonwealth’s Healthy Approach and Mobilization Plan for Inactivity, Obesity and Nutrition.

Prevention Connections – Prevention Connections is committed to the prevention and reduction of tobacco use and childhood obesity through education, intervention, policy development and community outreach to improve the health of individuals and communities.

City of Alexandria’s SRTS Information – Information on SRTS activities and programs in Alexandria.

SRTS Information in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

National

National Center for Safe Routes to School – the national clearinghouse for tips on starting SRTS programs. The site has numerous resources and research on the benefits of biking and walking.

National SRTS Toolkit from FHWA – a booklet detailing steps for starting SRTS programs.

Safe Routes to School National Partnership – is a network of more than 300 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and professionals working together to advance the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) movement in the United States.

International Walk to School Day website – the official website for the global event promoting walking and biking to school.

Walk to School Day website – the American website for the promoting “International Walk to School Day.”  Includes great resources for activity ideas, promotional materials, and a way to register your school or event so you are counted!

CDC Kids Walk – CDC’s website to promote walking and biking to school.

Reverse Childhood Obesity — The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a leading voice in the national movement to reverse the epidemic by 2015. Through policy analysis, leadership development, and communications with a broad network of advocates, the center is working to enable children of all races, ethnicities and geographic locations to eat healthy, be physically active and avoid obesity.

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