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Kids 4 Safe Routes VR Game Intervention

Date: February 3, 2023 at 8:10 am to 10:10 am | Location: Feaster Charter Elementary School, Chula Vista

This project explored socially vulnerable communities in San Diego County to evaluate the impacts of the Safe Routes 2 School (SR2S) federal funded program. Identified accident (injuries and fatalities) hot spot areas for future routing improvements, developed and designed: a SR2S web-based visualization tool for easy road safety monitoring and reporting, SR2S surveys, a virtual reality (VR) educational transit safety training game “KIDS 4 Safe Routes VR” for children ages 11 to 14 years old, and strengthened community collaboration of transit safety across San Diego County, CA.

Feaster Charter Elementary School, Chula Vista, CA. February 3, 2023. Children Ages: 11-14 years old | 25 students. PI: Fernandez Gabriela, Feaster: Mr. Rosario Villarial (Executive Director), Meagan Ramirez (Principal), Jennifer Diaz, (Staff). Volunteers: Dr. Sahar Ghanipoor Machiani, Andrick Mercado, Amir Reza Sadeghi, Christopher Swindell, Nell Ahangarfabrik, Kyle Fontelera, Bita Etaati, and Carol Maione. San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA. IRB# HS-2023-0014.

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Funded by Safe D.