Welcome to WalkSafe!

The University of Miami WalkSafe program is a pediatric injury prevention program working directly with public schools through our free 3-day educational curriculum and safety resources. 

WalkSafe also encourages physical activity through walking to school and advocates for facilities and infrastructure improvements to the school environment by collaborating with local governments, traffic planners, school districts and the community.   

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School is best when it is fun!

Engage young minds and teach safety strategies at your school with the WalkSafe Curriculum.

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We love happy endings.

Share your school's walking success story
for a chance to be featured on our blog.

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Encourage creativity.

Showcase your students' talents in our
annual WalkSafe Poster Contest.


Teach WalkSafe at your school

Watch our training videos, download the curriculum, and teach the program at your school.

Poster Contest

Our contest offers schools throughout Florida the opportunity to showcase the creative talents of their students.

Completed the curriculum?

All schools must submit our online Curriculum Completion Form after implementing the curriculum.

What’s new?

News - March 28, 2019

There is a problem with the word “pedestrian.”

Last October, we brought this point up on Twitter: The word “pedestrian” needs a rethink. Today, we are giving these thoughts a more permanent home on the WalkSafe blog.

Photos & Videos

2018 WalkSafe Walk to School Day at Natural Bridge Elementary

Walk to School Days are the best days! This October 10th, the students of Natural Bridge Elementary School joined us in celebrating the international event, along with mascots Burnie from the Miami Heat, T.D. from the Dolphins, McGruff the Crime Dog, and the North Miami Middle School marching band.

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2018 MDCPS Walk our Children to School Event

To kick off Walk to School Day, Miami-Dade County Public Schools and school board Chair Ms. Perla Tabares Hantman host a big celebration - and this year was no exception! Bob Graham Elementary came alive with hundreds of happy students walking to start their day, followed by special performances for the school's guests.

News - September 18, 2018

Sticky Streets Revisited: Fix your neighborhood park.

Not long ago, we found ourselves engaged us in a discussion on Twitter – as a follow-up to our sticky streets article – whether the best streets in history were intentionally built with human enjoyment in mind.