National Center for Safe Routes to School
Established in May 2006, the National Center for Safe Routes to School assists communities in enabling and encouraging children to safely walk and bike to school. The National Center services as the federal clearinghouse for the Safe Routes to School Program. Their website has many resources for those interested in starting a SRTS program.
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a network of more than 400 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and professionals working together to advance the Safe Routes to School movement in the United States. The partnership is also responsible for the State Network Project, which brings together state leaders to remove barriers to walking and bicycling to and from school. The Networks work to increase physical activity among students, work to leverage additional state resources for SRTS initiatives, and advocate to remove barriers to walking and bicycling to schools through policy initiatives. There are currently 19 states, including Kentucky, that are participating in this project.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA's mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity. This website provides valuable information on pedestrian and bicyclist safety They also have a section on SRTS and downloadable flyers, pamphlets, activity books, etc. related to child bike/ped safety.
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Safety Program
The FHWA Office of Safety's mission is to reduce highway fatalities by making our roads safer through a data–driven, systematic approach and addressing all “4Es” of safety: engineering, education, enforcement, and emergency medical services. Increasing awareness of the need for roadway safety infrastructure improvements is very important.