Safe Routes Successes - Encouragement

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

Hillside students walk to downtown Allegan because it serves as a classroom for them to practice life skills.

Alexandria, VA, is a compact city with more than 128,000 residents living in a 15 square mile area.

What began as a sidewalks infrastructure project along routes to schools in Coeur d’Alene blossomed into something bigger.

From the outset, the mission of the Omro SRTS program has been to build and maintain a well-rounded bicycling culture.

The Union County school system in Liberty, IN, enrolls 1,600 students in its two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

Rosa Guerrero Elementary is a Title 1 neighborhood school, and 75 percent of the 850 students live within walking distance of the school.

In the fall of 2011, school staff took action to sustain enthusiasm for walking and biking and to create long-term changes in student travel patterns.

Nine elementary and middle schools in Mansfield, OH, received funding for Safe Routes to School (SRTS) infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects through the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).