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Safe Routes To School - Engagement

SRTS partners with stakeholders including bike/ped committees, school/district task forces, and local law enforcement officials to promote engagement with the local community to support proper walking and bicycling behaviors are observed and followed in the vicinity of schools.
A picture of school resource officers enhancing the safety of students who walk and bike.

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Safe Routes to School Task Force Resources

A Safe Routes to School (SRTS) taskforce can streamline student transportation planning and help troubleshoot school and parent concerns by enlisting the expertise of school district, municipal, and parent stakeholders. Hosted by an individual school or at a district level, a SRTS taskforce can assist with the following: engineering/infrastructure evaluation and needs; communication and encouragement tasks; student, instructor, and parent/guardian education; procuring and placement of regulatory and informational signage; policy development; walking school bus/bike train formation, establishing park and walk/roll locations; and active transportation event participation.


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