Level 2 – Moving Forward!

Want to step up your biking and walking encouragement game? Consider applying for advanced technical assistance. The SRTS Advanced Technical Assistance Program includes all opportunities listed in Level 1: Getting Started!, as well as the following in-depth assistance from SRTS staff:

    • Planning and executing 4 walk and/or bike events (required); see the one-pager, Plan a Walk or Bike to School Event
    • Regularly scheduled technical assistance calls and up to 3 in-person meetings
    • Bike and Walk to School Policy development assistance; see Sample Walk and Bike to School Policy here:  (PDF) or (Word)
    • Site Infrastructure Assessment Assistance – receive priority consideration for infrastructure funding
    • Student Travel Planning – Evaluation and assessment of current school travel modes, identification of at least one safe route to school, and potential to develop wayfinding markers; School Travel Planning Tool
    • Parent Surveys and Student Travel Tallies with the National SRTS Evaluation Materials: survey students and parents to identify the current percentage of students that walk or bike to school, perceived barriers to biking and walking, and opportunities to increase the number of students biking and walking
    • Multi-Week Youth Bicycle Club/Riding Programs – Assistance coordinating a multi-week youth riding program, in some cases a SRTS program instructor can be provided as the Ride Leader
    • Priority consideration for the Maine Walking School Bus Program

Requirements for Level 2 Technical Assistance: One school champion identified to be main contact, informal administrative buy-in, commitment to planning and executing 4 walk and/or bike activities within school year, commitment to providing Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Presentations to at least 1 grade level

Fill out the form below to apply for Level 2 SRTS Technical Assistance