Pedestrians

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Collaborative

The Collaborative is:

  • funded by the Department of Transportation
  • works in collaboration with the Rhode Island SAFEKIDS Coalition to implement bicycle/pedestrian safety programs targeting Rhode Island children
  • works in collaboration with the Initiative for a Healthy Weight to promote physical activity among children and adults
  • works in collaboration with community partners throughout the state

Goals are:

  • to improve the promotion of children’s and adult’s bicycle/pedestrian activity and safety in our state
  • to promote child and adult walking to school and at and to work
  • to coordinate the activities of community partner members to implement bicycle/pedestrian safety program targeting Rhode Island children
  • to provide community partner programs with resources such as helmets, and bicycle and pedestrian safety literature for children
  • to provide partners with technical assistance to develop community initiatives

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