Safe Routes Successes - Education

Since 2006, the number of walking school buses at Green Street School in Brattleboro, Vermont, has more than tripled, thanks to parents’ steady support of Safe Routes to School.

Safe Routes to School coordinators at State Street School listened to parents while developing a program anchored by walking school buses that address worries about safety of children walking and bicycling to school.

A photo-visioning project was conducted in two fifth grade classes at Franklin Elementary School in La Crosse, WI.


The St. Thomas Aquinas SRTS team consists of parents, neighbors, teachers and administrators. 

Flippin, AR, is a rural town that is home to Flippin Elementary School, Flippin Middle School and Flippin High School.

Heatherwood Elementary increased the percentage of students regularly walking and bicycling from 12 percent to more than 43 percent in the first three years of the program.

Chula Vista is in southwest California and has the largest kindergarten through sixth grade district in the state.

The kindergarten through sixth grade students at Shelley Elementary School in American Fork, UT, have no bus system to take them to and from school.

The City of Holladay, Utah, decided to incorporate a Safe Sidewalks program into its city plans in 2003.