Crosswalk Heroes: Challenging Crossings
The Alan M Voorhees Transportation Center within Rutgers University’s Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Civic Eye Collaborative created this training video to address common challenges that crossing guards face when helping children who are walking and biking to and from school. This project was funded by the New Jersey Municipal Excess Joint Insurance Fund with additional support from the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety with funding from the Federal Highway Administration.
Supervisor Notes for the Challenging Crossings Video is available as a downloadable PDF and may assist you in discussing the challenging crossing topics with your crossing guards. Some of the principal messages that can be emphasized are listed below each heading. You can stop the video at the specific time noted to review particular points.
Crosswalk Heroes: Techniques and Tactics for New Jersey Crossing Guards
This training video shows best practices and techniques for crossing children safely on their way to and from school. This project has been supported by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety with funding from the Federal Highway Administration. Additional funding was made available by the New Jersey Municipal Excess Joint Insurance Fund.
This video is available in both English and Spanish below.
To view the video in English, click here. Or click below.
To view the video in Spanish, click here. Or click below.
Crosswalk Heroes: Crossing Guard Post Placement Video
This film reviews three key actions you can take that will provide structure and support the decisions for the placement of your crossing guard post(s). These key actions include: developing a Crossing Guard Post policy with supporting criteria, communicating change, and lastly, carrying out an annual crossing guard post review.
To view the video, click here or view the video below.