Safe Routes 2 School

A hands on program to encourage walking and biking to to school.


Trainings and Assistance

 

One-on-one training and technical assistance is always available from the SRTS office. Grant coordinators are available to assist you by providing more information on the program, guidance on competitive projects, and how to best develop a competitive action plan and funding application. 

If you are unable to participate in a SRTS Basics call or regional training, or if you would like individualized training for your community, please contact your regional coordinator to schedule a date and time. 

 

SRTS Basics

SRTS Basics is a 60-minute training webinar that will help you understand how Safe Routes to School works in Michigan. We will discuss the SRTS planning process, the Five Es, and provide you with the information you need to talk about SRTS in your school and community. The session ends with Q&A, so you will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn from others on the call. No cost to participate.

Registration is required—Calls are limited to 25 participants.

Date Time Register Training (Download) Recording (Download)
Wed, October 15, 2014 10:00-11:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Tues, November 4, 2014  9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Wed, December 3, 2014  10:00-11:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Tues, January 6, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Tues, January 13, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, February 23, 2015 1:00-2:00 PM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, March 23, 2015 8:30-9:30 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, April 20, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Tues, May 5, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, June 22, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, July 20, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, August 24, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar
Monday, Sept 21, 2015 9:00-10:00 AM Register Now SRTS Basics Webinar

All times Eastern Standard Time


SRTS Regional Trainings

SRTS half-day regional trainings will help provide you with the information you need to talk about SRTS in your school and community by explaining how Safe Routes to School works in Michigan. We discuss the SRTS planning process and the Five Es. Training includes how to:

  • Develop SR2S education, encouragement, enforcement and engineering programs
  • Build a strong SR2S planning team
  • Conduct an effective walking audit
  • Develop a SR2S action plan and cover funding application requirements

The session ends with Q&A, so you will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn from others. No cost to participate, but registration is required.  

Date Time Location  

Thursday, May 1, 2014

9 a.m. - Noon

 

MDOT North Region TSC
1088 M-32 East
Gaylord, MI 49735

PowerPoint
Thursday, May 29, 2014 9 a.m. - Noon Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)
1001 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1400
Detroit, MI 48226-1904
Register Now
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9 a.m. - Noon Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931
Register Now
Thursday, August 21, 2014 9 a.m. - Noon Lake Superior State University 
Cisler Student and Conference Center
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Register Now
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9 a.m. - Noon Tri-County Regional Planning Commission
3135 Pine Tree Road, Ste. 2C
Lansing, MI 48911
Register Now


SRTS Award Recipient Trainings

Award recipient trainings are for schools and organizations that have received SRTS noninfrastructure funding for their education, encouragement, and enforcement programs. Participants will learn more about reporting procedures and invoicing guidelines.

Date Time Register Now Webinar
September 25, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Register Now

Webinar 091614

 

SRTS Webinar Series Presented by Michigan Association of Planning

Sponsored by the Michigan Safe Routes to School Program and the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Michigan Chapter of the American Planning Association is offering a series of eight, webinar workshops to deliver valuable information relating to Safe Routes to School, school siting, and other related topics.These webinar workshops are provided at no cost and will occur primarily during the lunch hour. The full schedule and registration information is available at www.planningmi.org/events.asp. One and a half (1.5) AICP CM credit pending approval is available per workshop. Space is limited, so reserve your spot now.

Date Presenter Topic Download
May 31, 2012 Robert Ogilvie, PhD Playing Nice: Opening School Grounds to the Community After Hours (A Toolkit for Joint Use Agreements)

PowerPoint
Webinar

June 7, 2012 Matt Dalbey, PhD School Buildings and Community Building

PowerPoint
Webinar

June 14, 2012 Mark Wycoff A History and Overview of School Siting In Michigan PowerPoint
Webinar
June 21, 2012 Sara Zimmerman Smart School Siting: Using Local Policy to Support Kids and Communities PowerPoint
Webinar
June 26, 2012 Brad Strader
Jennifer Pyrz
Sarah Binkowski
I Have a SRTS Plan, Now What? Implementation.

PowerPoint
Webinar

June 27, 2012 Jeff Williams Understanding School and Local Government Funding to Encourage Healthier Investments in Communities PowerPoint
Webinar
July 19, 2012 Dan Burden
Sarah Bowman
Safe Routes to School Policy & Community Guiding Documents PowerPoint
Webinar

 

Make Trax Webinars

Make Trax Mapping and Technology Webinar (Windows Media File)

Walking School Bus Trainings

Walking School Bus Essentials Webinar PowerPoint 
Walking School Bus Essentials Webinar (Windows Media File)
How to Recruit Volunteers for your Walking School Bus Program (Windows Media File)