Tracking Brief for Summer 2009 Now Available

The National Center for Safe Routes to School just released the Summer 2009 Program Tracking Report. This quarterly report provides information about State Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs and includes a tracking table summarizing key attributes from all State programs. The National Safe Routes to School Program continued to grow during the second quarter, with new funding for 238 additional schools or local programs.

Highlights from the Summer 2009 report include:

  • States announced $39.4 million in funding for local and/or statewide SRTS programs during the quarter.
  • Approximately $394.6 million has been spent or committed for SRTS programs.
  • At least 5,462 schools are participating in state-funded SRTS programs.
  • Collectively, states continue to fund 28% of the $1.3 billion in SRTS funding requests received.

To access the complete report, please go here.