Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 James L. Oberstar Safe Routes to School Award.
The 2011 Award will recognize outstanding achievement by a local Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program that has greatly improved the safety or increased the number of elementary and/or middle school students who walk and bicycle to school. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who have made active transportation to/from school an integral part of the school’s culture over time.
The Safe Routes to School Award recognizes SRTS programs for outstanding achievement in improving the health and well-being of an entire generation of school children. The Award is given annually by the National Center for Safe Routes to School to an exemplary SRTS program in the United States.
The application deadline is Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 5:00 pm Eastern Time.