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Active Transportation Educational Links

Erie County Ohio Bicycling and Walking Safety

The Ohio Department of Transportation: Bicycle Resources

Available Now: Free  app. that tracks outdoor activities including walking, biking and more!
http://www.mapmywalk.com/routes/

Available Now: The All-New Every Body Walk! App For Smart Phones 
http://www.everybodywalk.org/app.html

Track your distance!
http://www.geodistance.com/#

AAA Pedestrian Safety

America Walks

A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking (PDF, 2MB)

Active Commuting Benefits (74KB)

Active Transportation for America (PDF, 5KB)

Bicycle Commuting (PDF, 3KB)

Bicycle Driver's Educational Classes

Bicycle Education and Outreach Website

Bicycle Safety Tips (PDF, 595KB)

Bicycling Advice for Kids

Bike Safety for Parents and Guardians (PDF, 1MB)

Bike Safety for Youths (PDF, 1MB)

Building a Bike Friendly America

Choose Your Move Ohio (PDF, 706KB)

Cold Weather and Staying Alive (PDF, 1.5MB)

Creating a Walking Group

Crossing Tips (PDF, 886KB)

Cycling Smarter Guide (PDF, 98KB)

Driver's Education Video

Educational Pack for Kids and Parents

Family Biking Guide

Federal Highway Administration University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

Firelands Area Running Club

Free Bike Project

Guide to Preventing Head Injuries

Helmet Fitting Guide (PDF, 309KB)

Kid and Bike Safety (PDF, 108KB)

Kids Bicycle Crashes (PDF, 1MB)

Kids Bicycle Safety (PDF, 1MB)

League of American Bicyclist

May is National Bike Month

More on Bicycle Commuting

Myths About Bicycling

Northeast Ohio Cycling Connection

Prevent Bicycle Crashes Parents and Caregivers (PDF, 288KB)

Safe Commuting Tips

Safe Routes to School

Safe Cycling Guide based in the UK and England

Safety Resource Guide for Biking and Other Outdoor Activities

Skills for Safe Bicycling for Ages 5 to 18

Walking Club

Walking Information for Kids

Walking to School Safety (PDF, 51KB)

Wearing a Bicycle Helmet, (PDF, 1.6MB)

Website on Biking Resources

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ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION FACTS:

  • 40% of all car trips are made within 2 miles of home. (www.trifuel.com)
  • Every minute of walking can extend your life by 1.5 - 2 minutes. A 2-1 tradeoff! (Iowa State University)
  • If only 1% of those who drive regularly bike instead, automobile emissions would fall by 2 to 4%. (University of Central Florida)
  • You are about three times more likely to die from health risks associated with air pollution than you are from an accident in your car. (University of Central Florida)
  • The U.S. could save 462 million gallons of gas a year by boosting bicycle trips just half a percentage point: from 1% to 1.5% of all trips. (TREK Bicycle Corp.)

VIEW PICTURES OF 2012 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION MONTH (PDF, 439KB)

VIEW PICTURES OF 2013 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION MONTH (PDF, 1MB)