New Resource: Winter 2009 Program Tracking Brief

The National Center for Safe Routes to School just released the Winter 2009 Program Tracking Report. This quarterly report provides information about state SRTS programs and includes a tracking table summarizing key attributes from all state programs.

The national SRTS program saw measured growth during the fourth quarter of 2009. In fact, the total number of schools that have benefited or will benefit from funds announced by state SRTS Programs grew to 6,4893 — a two percent increase over the previous quarter.

Highlights from the Winter 2009 report include:

  • Approximately $427 million has been announced for SRTS programs.
  • At least 6,489 schools have benefited or will benefit from funds announced by state SRTS programs.
  • States announced $10.0 million in funding for local and/or statewide SRTS programs during the quarter.
  • This was the first quarter that the national SRTS program operated under a Continuing Resolution.

To access the complete report, please visit www.saferoutesinfo.org/resources/tracking-reports.cfm