Safe Routes Successes - Encouragement

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

The Riverside County Department of Public Health Injury Prevention Services (IPS) developed a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program at several priority schools.

Eldorado K-8 School in Superior, CO has more than 1,000 students, and more than 950 of them living within two miles of the school.

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

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

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

Longfellow Elementary School has participated in Walk to School Day for more than ten years and just joined Safe Routes to School.

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

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