SAFETY IN SCHOOL AND PLAYGROUND ZONES

CAPSC School Traffic Safety Tips Brochure

This printable handout containing school traffic safety tips is available for schools to distribute in both online and printable form.

2013 Traffic Safety Stakeholder Meeting Summary

This document outlines the April 2013 meeting which involved provincial, municipal, police, school board and parent representatives in a discussion about children and traffic safety.

City of Calgary – Calgary Police Service Traffic Education Section

A variety of resources on pedestrian and school safety are available on the Calgary Police Service website.

Street Safe

An educational program about pedestrian, school bus and bike safety that can be downloaded as a teacher resource.

SHAPE (Safe Healthy Active People Everywhere)

Resources to help choose safe forms of transportation for the school journey and beyond, including information on school travel planning and walking buddies programs.

AMA School Safety Patrol™

AMA School Safety Patrol™ works with schools across Alberta to promote pedestrian  and traffic safety at patrolled crosswalks.

Parachute

This injury prevention website contains videos and other resources for pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Active & Safe Routes to School

A community-based initiative that promotes using active transportation for the daily trip to school.

Alberta Transportation School Bus Safety Tips

Information bulletins about school bus and pedestrian safety.

Alberta Health Services – Pedestrian Safety for Children

Advice for parents and children about staying safe in traffic.

ACTIVE KIDS

Canadian Active After School Partnership

Suggestions on how to increase children’s physical activity by using active transportation strategies.

Public Health Agency of Canada

Actions schools, communities and workplaces can take to encourage active transportation.

City of Edmonton Transportation Services

Let’s Get There Together – a series of videos featuring Lego figures that teach about bicycle safety.

Safe & Smooth Calgary

A video about Calgary students who are biking to school year-round.

In The Media

Edmonton Journal article about the introduction of Bill 32 in the Alberta Legislature:

Metro article about possibility of moving control of playground zones to municipalities:

Calgary Herald article discussing why kids are not walking or biking to school:

Metro article discussing potential changes to school and playground zones in Calgary: