Safe Routes to School National Course in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Transportation and the State Highway Administration’s will be hosting the Safe Routes to School National Course on May 22, 2012. This is a great opportunity to learn all “Five E’s” (education, encouragement, engineering, enforcement and evaluation) of a successful Safe Routes to School program. This is an opportunity to build the expertise in the Greater Washington region. Please register by May 11th.

Overview of the course agenda:

  • Why safe routes to school matters: Safety, health and transportation issues
  • Field exercises of school campus and surrounding area
  • Perspectives from local stakeholders
  • Engineering strategies
  • Pick-up and drop-off area strategies
  • Identification of problems and solutions
  • Encouragement strategies
  • An action plan for your community

The course is free and includes lunch and snacks. Course size is limited and registration is required. Please contact Joe Pelaia, Maryland SRTS Coordinator to register.

Details:
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Hurlock Community Center (The Old Train Station)
107 Gay St. Hurlock, MD 21643

Registration:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Joe Pelaia, Maryland SRTS Coordinator

jpelaia@sha.state.md.us or 410.787.7620

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