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Teaching Transit: Resources for Educators

You can use these free educational materials to teach your students about the benefits of public transit, and how to be safe around buses and trains.

 

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Earl P. Nutt's Safety Adventure Coloring BookImage of Earl P. Nutt's Safety Adventure coloring book

Earl P. Nutt is on a crusade to teach his friends how to be safe around buses and MAX trains. Coloring pages and games featuring Earl and his friends communicate safety messages in a fun and friendly way. For grades K-3

 

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Coloring Book
1.6MB PDF

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Coloring Book - Spanish
1.6MB PDF

"Tracks are for MAX" MovieImage of Earl P. Nutt in his movie on how to be safe around MAX tracks

Safety squirrel Earl P. Nutt has a starring role in this semi-animated movie about how to be safe around MAX tracks and stations. Earl points out good and bad examples acted by real girls and boys. Running time: 20 minutes. For grades K-6


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"Tracks are for MAX" Movie
43.8MB AVI


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Teacher's Guide
100KB PDF

Earl P. Nutt's Safety Challenge Puzzle BookImage of Earl P. Nutt's Safety Challenge book

Challenge your students to decode these fun and colorful puzzles featuring Earl P. Nutt and friends teaching kids about safety around buses and MAX. For grades 4-8

 

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Puzzle Book
2.2MB PDF

Earl P. Nutt Safety Posters Image of Earl P. Nutt Safety Posters

Decorate your classroom with these colorful Earl P. Nutt safety posters. Your choice of 24" x 36" or 11" x 17". Set of three different posters. Download only. For grades 4-8

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Safety Posters - 24"x36"
400KB PDF


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Safety Posters - 11"x17"
400KB PDF

Girl Scout Transit Safety and Education Girl Scout Badge

Discover. Connect. Take action. Discover the ins and outs of public transit and how to ride safely. Complete the activity requirements and earn a patch!

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Girl Scout Safety Patch
87KB PDF

 
MAX Safety Posters

Raise your students' awareness of MAX safety with these colorful posters. Set of four different posters. For middle school/high school

MAX safety poster 4 MAX safety poster 3 MAX safety poster 2 MAX safety poster 1

 

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MAX Safety Poster 1
250KB PDF

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MAX Safety Poster 2
250KB PDF

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MAX Safety Poster 3
350KB PDF

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MAX Safety Poster 4
360KB PDF

"MAX Safety" Video

Learn easy and helpful safety tips when around MAX. Length: 00:00:15


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"MAX Safety" Video
54MB MOV

 
Bus Safety Poster Bus safety poster 2 Bus safety poster 1

Raise your students' awareness of bus safety with this poster. For middle school/high school

 

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Bus Safety Poster 1
263KB PDF

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Bus Safety Poster 2
340KB PDF

 
"How to Ride" Brochure

This brochure contains basic information on how to use the TriMet transit system..

 
WES Safety Poster WES safety poster for youth audience

Stay off. Stay alive. This poster cautions youth to be aware of fast moving WES trains.
11" x 17"

 

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WES Safety Poster
Youth
2MB PDF

WES Safety Poster WES safety poster for adult audience

Stop. Look. Listen. This poster cautions drivers of fast moving WES trains.
11" x 17"

 

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WES Safety Poster
3MB PDF

WES Safety Poster WES Safety poster for adult audience in Spanish

Stop. Look. Listen. This poster cautions drivers of fast moving WES trains. Spanish
11" x 17"

 

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WES Safety Poster
Spanish
3MB PDF

WES Safety Stickers WES Safety Stickers

Stay off. Stay alive. safety stickers.
3" x 3"

 

 

WES Safety DVD Video WES Safety DVD

Learn easy and helpful safety tips when around WES. Length: 00:04:20

 

 

WES Art Postcards WES Art Postcards

Features art from all five WES stations.

 

WES Safety Air Fresheners WES Safety Air Freshener

Coconut-scented to freshen any room or car.

 

"WES Safety" Video

Learn easy and helpful safety tips when around WES. Length: 00:00:15


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"WES Safety" Video
54MB MOV

 
"Stay Alert, Stay Alive" Distracted Walking Video

A reminder about the importance of being aware of your surroundings. Length: 00:00:30


 
 
High School Safety Video Contest Entries

High school students created videos that demonstrate safe behavior around TriMet buses and trains.