Safe Routes to School

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL

Online Interactive Tools || Organizations || Online Resources || Publications

   ONLINE INTERACTIVE TOOLSkid-writing-sm

  • U.S. DOT Toolkit to help you plan your community Safe Routes to School Program.
  • National Center for Safe Routes to School is a centralized, Web-based collection of Safe Routes to School-related materials and documents.
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center Information and training to diverse audiences about health, safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement, access, and mobility as it relates to pedestrians and bicyclists.
  • Greenlight Ride  Signing up for the Greenlight mileage-tracker helps you can keep track of how many trips you take and how many miles you pedal.

   ORGANIZATIONS & AGENCIES PROVIDING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

  • Texas Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program Managed by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Texas’s federally funded Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is the source for state coordinator contact details, federal SRTS funding amounts, SRTS applications and guidelines, and state SRTS program information. 
  • BikeTexas The BikeTexas Safe Routes to School Program integrates health, physical activity, traffic relief, traffic safety, and environmental awareness under one program. 
  • Austin Safe Routes to School Project provides guidance and resources for using and implementing safe routes.  The Austin Safe Routes to School Coalition, coordinated by Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department, meets monthly at selected schools.

   ONLINE RESOURCES

  • TxDOT Safe Routes to School program makes funding available for a wide variety of programs and projects, from building safer street crossings to establishing programs that encourage children and their parents to walk and bicycle safely to school. This website provides an overview of the Program, as well as specific Program Guidance to concerned parents and school administrators. 
  • Safe Routes to School National Partnership serves a diverse national community of organizations that advocates for and promotes the practice of safe bicycling and walking to and from schools throughout the United States.
  • U.S. Department of Transportation SRTS provides funds to the States to substantially improve the ability of primary and middle school students to walk and bicycle to school safely.  Resources and guidance available.

   MEGAZINES, NEWSLETTERS, AND PUBLICATIONS