New Resource: Fall 2011 SRTS Program Tracking Brief

Fall 2011 Snapshot: National SRTS Program Continues to Grow

 

The National Safe Routes to School Program continued its expansion during the third quarter (July-September) of 2011. For the second consecutive quarter, State SRTS programs have announced almost $50 million in funding. During the third quarter, State SRTS programs announced $49.2 million, which brings the total amount of SRTS spending announced by states to 73 percent ($710.7 million) of the $978.5 million apportioned to states. The number of schools participating in the National Safe Routes to School Program increased by 1,011 during the quarter, which brings the total number of schools involved with the National Safe Routes to School Program to 12,382.

Key points:

  • States announced $49.2 million in funding for local and/or statewide SRTS programs during the quarter.
  • At least 12,382 schools have benefited or will benefit from funds announced by State SRTS Programs.
  • Approximately $710.7 million has been announced for local and statewide SRTS activities since the National Safe Routes to School Program began.


To view the complete report, visit www.saferoutesinfo.org/data-central/national-progress/program-tracking-reports.