WABA facilitates the Education and Encouragement pieces of District of Columbia Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School Program by maintaining a cargo van containing bikes, helmets, and all materials necessary for delivery of the program. WABA staff schedule and teach classes in DC elementary schools during the school year and in DC Department of Recreation Centers in the summer months. Call us at 202-518-0524 x212 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In Maryland, supported by the Maryland State Highway Administration, WABA maintains three equipment trailers, trains teachers and other community leaders, and provides a curriculum, web site, and mentoring for the coordination of the lessons.
WABA's trailers currently serve the following areas (click the link to view the calendar):
Teacher trainings are scheduled for each of these areas 3 times a year. Educators of many types enroll in WABA's trainings and then apply for the use of the equipment trailer for their events.
The next Maryland teacher training will be:
RSVP: email@example.com or 202-518-0524 x207
To learn more about our program in Maryland please contact us at 202-518-0524 x207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WABA staff currently schedule and administer the bicycle education program in Alexandria and Arlington in the form of bicycle rodeos with through sponsorship of Arlington county and Alexandria city government.
Are you a parent or teacher searching for youth bicycle education resources? Please visit our Educator Resources Page for curriculum guides, how to teach your child to ride, proper helmet fit, and more.