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Safe Routes To School - Education

SRTS gives school communities the resources to empower smart and safe pedestrians and bicyclists. Resources are provided and customized for: Students/Educators; Parents/Guardians; and Community Stakeholders.

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SRTS Tactical Urbanism Webinar

SRTS Webinar on Tactical Urbanism, Presented on April 30, 2019

In April 2019, the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program hosted a webinar on Tactical Urbanism.  Featured presentations are designed to be resources for school administrators, engineers, planners, police officers, elected officials, public works staff, and anyone interested in building a SRTS program in their community. Specific topics include:

  • Introduction to tactical urbanism
  • How tactical urbanism relates to SRTS
  • Plan your own SRTS tactical urbanism event


Please view webinar video below:

SRTS Webinar for Municipalities

SRTS Webinar for Municipalities, Presented on March 5, 2019

In March 2019, the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program hosted a webinar on municipal solutions to common SRTS challenges. The webinar covered solutions to topics including:

  • Speeding vehicles in neighborhoods
  • Pedestrian facility and/or bikeway gaps on students’ routes to school
  • Arrival/dismissal challenges

Please view webinar video below:



Meet the needs of youth cyclists by offering SRTS in- classroom and on-bike educational opportunities.


Choose one or all of the following SRTS pedestrian safety training models into the school curriculum.

Lesson Plans/Guides

Integrate walking and biking into the classroom.

Community Stakeholders

Safety is everybody’s job and all community members have a role to play in providing safe routes to school.

Crossing guards play an important role in keeping students safe on their walk/bike routes to and from school.