Safe Routes Successes - Engineering

At two elementary schools in Orlando, FL, nutrition and pedestrian and bicycle safety skills are taught in unison to help children create healthier lifestyles for themselves.


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

In 2004, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) participated in a Safe Routes to School pilot program held in three schools in the Chittenden County, VT, Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

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

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the City of Green River, Wyo., began construction on the Greenbelt Pathways and Trail System.

In Tell City, IN, a $250,000 award in Safe Routes to School (SRTS) funds from the Indiana Department of Transportation (IDOT) and a $29,347 grant from the city will fund a 1.2 mile pedestrian and bicycle sidewalk system

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

Working together, the Village of Machesney Park, IL, and the Harlem School District received funding for a twofold approach to make the routes to school safer for children.

The Forest Park Elementary School PTA utilized strengths of its parent volunteers.