Safe Routes to School (SRTS) State Coordinators gathered in Denver, CO, from May 15 – May 17 for the 2nd Annual Safe Routes to School State Coordinators National Meeting. Representatives from forty-nine States were in attendance at the meeting hosted by the National Center for Safe Routes to School (NCSRTS) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
The meeting was officially kicked off with opening remarks from Colorado Lt. Governor Barbara O'Brien. Permanent and interim SRTS Coordinators gathered to network and share information about SRTS programs in their states. They discussed application processes and procedures, school travel plans, partnership development, evaluation strategies, and heard about current programs and plans for the NCSRTS. The meeting also included a field visit to a Boulder, CO school, where attendees heard and witnessed the success of a Safe Routes to School program.