A relatively new Federal program, Safe Routes to School (SRTS), addresses several of these challenges through three key goals: encouraging children to walk and bicycle to school; improving their safety along the way; and reducing traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution near schools—all helping to create livable communities. This article discusses a number of ways to develop and promote Safe Routes to School programs, focusing on case studies from across the country.

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Published on 07/01/09

Author: Rebecca Crowe, Raquel G. Rivas, and Kathy Norcross Watts

Collection: Policy

Type: Case study

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Tags: Active Transportation, Policy/Advocacy, SRTS