Safe Routes Successes - Enforcement

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

Northeast Elementary School began an SRTS program five years ago that utilizes the generosity of the community — and the creativity of the school staff — to provide incentives to encourage students to walk to school.

Following a five-year plan has helped the city of Amory and its school district take steps to make neighborhoods safer for children to walk and bicycle to school.

Sherwood Forest Elementary School in Winston-Salem, NC, is making strides in its efforts to encourage safe walking to school.

When officials from the Town of Pleasant View saw that children were walking to school—even without sidewalks—they decided to take action.

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

Starkville in Motion (SIM), a volunteer organization formed in 2005, is dedicated to increasing the number of bicycle and pedestrian paths in Starkville.


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

It took coordination and cooperation among Hillside Elementary School, the Schenectady County Traffic Safety Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County to organize a successful pedestrian safety program.