the mission

The BikeSafe® program aims to:

  • Improve pediatric bicycle safety
  • Increase physical activity levels
    of children
  • Improve bicycling environments
    in and around schools and parks
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THE 5-E MODEL

  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Enforcement
  • Evaluation
  • Encouragement
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BikeSafe® in action

BikeSafe coordinates with local law
enforcement to teach kids about
the importance of wearing bicycle
helmets to protect their brains.

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Recent accomplishments

  • The BikeSafe educational program has been shown to improve middle school-aged childrens' knowledge of basic bicycle safety concepts and skills.
  • Through the School Traffic Survey, BikeSafe conducts travel mode surveillance by collecting data on students' modes of transportation to and from school on an annual basis.
  • The Neighborhood Pedestrian Watch initiative of WalkSafe (BikeSafe's sister program) has been shown to decrease the speed of vehicles in school zones and to mitigate adverse driving behaviors by more than 20%.

BikeSafe® Sponsors

Florida Department of Transportation Safe Routes To School
Everglades Bicycle Club Alert Today Alive Tomorrow
Jackson Health System
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