Safe Routes Successes - Encouragement

Eugene, OR, is home to Roosevelt Middle School, which was constructed in 1942. The combination of the school’s small parking lot and high volume of car traffic created safety hazards for student pedestrians and bicyclists.

Safe Routes to School is a fully institutionalized program at Oakbrook Middle School, but this was not always the case. 

Roosevelt Middle School and the surrounding community of Eugene, Oregon, have successfully developed a team of community organizations committed to providing Safe Routes to School (SRTS) for children.

During the summer months, Yuma, Arizona, is a mid-sized city with approximately 85,000 residents.

Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School is unique within the Rock Hill School District as the only elementary school to include sixth grade. 

Thomas Elementary School was one of three schools that benefited from the $39,000 federal SRTS noninfrastructure award.

Piedmont Elementary School in Charleston, WV, is a public school for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.

Alpine Elementary School, a K–6th grade school with 780 students, is part of Utah’s Alpine School District, the lowest funded school district in the nation.

Two Lawton, Oklahoma, schools have begun walking school buses to address different challenges, and both schools have seen unexpected benefits from their efforts.