Resources

We have a wide range of print and electronic resources to support your Safe Streets efforts.  

Resource Order Form

  • Use our safe streets helpline questionnaire to ask questions  or order paper resources through this link

Resource Library

  • Find links to electronic and downloadable versions of all of the resources that we have listed on this page

Curious about the types of resources that we have available?  Read below for more information.

Adult Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

  •  Bicycle Commuter's Guide (A VTrans publication)  
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • An introduction to the fun and rewards of bicycle commuting
  • Bike Driver Checklist (A VTrans publication)  
    • These are stickers  (available in rolls of 500)
    • Sized for bike tubes
    • A useful checklist to review before you go on your bike ride.
  • Bike Law  Summary Sheets (a local Motion publication)
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • ​A summary of Vermont state statutes regarding bicyclists' rights and responsibilities
  •  Everyday Bicycling  Tip Sheet (a Local Motion publication)
    • Electronic version only
    • For beginners at transportation bicycling—an encouraging curriculum that covers the basics of bicycling for transportation, and provides flexibility and options to make it easier to choose to use a bicycle for transportation.
  • Safe Streets Brochure (a Safe Streets Network publication)​
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • Optional $6 coupon for safety gear (redeemable in Chittenden and Addison counties)
    • User-friendly, plain-language version of the rules of the road for road users (bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists) 
  • Share the Road Brochure (a VTrans publication)​
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • Useful and comprehensive guide on safe bicycling on Vermont Roads
  • On-Street Bicycle tip sheet (A publication of Local Motion)
    • Electronic version only
    • An easy to read on-street tip sheet for folks considering using their bicycles for transportation

Youth Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

  • Adult School Crossing Guard Guidelines (A publication of Safe Routes to School)
    • Electronic version only
    • This guide will provide you information how to plan, train, and fund a School Crossing Guaurd program.
  • Bicycle Skills Safety Fair/Rodeo Kit  (A program coordinated by University of Vermont Children's Hospital and Safe Kids VT)
    • This is a physical kit of materials
    • Bike Rodeo kits are stocked with the literature and equipment needed to run a bike rodeo at your next community event.  Bike Rodeo kits can be borrowed for free from community organizations state-wide.  
    • Contact Safe Kids VT: vtsafekids@vtmednet.org
  •  Bikeology (A Shape America publication)
    • Electronic version only
    • A three-part ready-to-use bicycle-safety curriculum for physical education teachers and recreation specialists working with students in grades 6-12.   This curriculum is aligned with the National Standards for K-12 Physical Education and includes lessons and assessments for the skills and knowledge students need to enjoy a lifetime of safe bicycling.  Includes a parent's guide to the curriculum.
  • Bike Smart On Bike IN DEPTH Guide (A Local Motion and Center for Health and Learning publication)
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • This curriculum gives considerable background and information on the bike skills modules covered in the On-Bike Field Guide
  •  Bike Smart On Bike Field Guide (A Center for Health and Learning and Local Motion publication)
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • This field guide contains 30-60 minutes lessons for children in grades 4-8 in an easy to use in-field format.
  • Guide to Winter Walking (a publication of Vermont Safe Routes to School)
    • Electronic version only
    • Great tips on how to walk to school in the winter safely and comfortably
  • Parents, Avoid Being a Traffic Hazard (A publication of Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education)
    • Electronic version only
    • A traffic safety guide for parents dropping their children off at school
  • A Parent's Guide to Safe Bicycling  (A Local Motion and VTrans publication)
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • Many children lack the skills to bike safely on today’s busy streets. This booklet serves as a comprehensive guide for parents to help their child become a confident and competent bike rider.
  • Tips for Walking Safely to School  (A publication of Safe Routes to School)
    • Electronic version only
    • A simple tip sheet to help families walk to school safely
  • Tips for Biking and Walking to School Safely (A publication of Vermont Safe Routes to school
    • Electronic version only
    • Great resource to send home with children to help them be safe while walking or biking to school.
  • WalkSmart/BikeSmart Vermont! (A publication of Local Motion and the Center for Health and Learning)
    • Electronic and Print versions available
    • This curriculum contains essential concepts and skills related to pedestrian and bicycle safety.  Its goal is to promote healthy habits, prevent injuries and increase the number of children walking and biking safely.The lessons are designed to keep children actively engaged, utilize their own experience and encourage safe and healthy choices. This curriculum meets Vermont education standards and contains essential concepts and skills related to bicycle and pedestrian safety delivered through hands-on lessons and developed specifically for Vermont.
  • WalkSmart In-Field Guide (A publication of Local Motion and the Center for Health and Learning)
    • ​Electronic and Print versions available
    • This curriculum is the practical in-field guide for implementing the WalkSmart program.  It contains modules for helping children learn how to navigate streets safely.