Case Study: Jericho, Vermont

Jericho ElementaryJericho Elementary School, a kindergarten through fourth grade school in Jericho, VT, faced two obstacles in creating a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program: few students living within walking distance, and a highway next to the school prevents many of the children who live nearby from walking to school. With the help of Jericho Elementary parent volunteers and an infrastructure SRTS grant from the Vermont Agency of
Transportation (VAOT), the school has made progress in creating an environment that allows students to walk to school safely and in creating walking activities for those who live farther away from school. School, a kindergarten through fourth grade school in

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