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.
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