Safe Routes Successes - Encouragement

During the summer months, Yuma, Arizona, is a mid-sized city with approximately 85,000 residents.

Rosa Guerrero Elementary is a Title 1 neighborhood school, and 75 percent of the 850 students live within walking distance of the school.

The community of Montpelier, VT, is promoting a different “Way To Go,” through an assortment of incentives and partnerships designed to help the program sustain itself in the future.

Jericho Elementary School, a kindergarten through fourth grade school faced two obstacles in creating a Safe Routes to School program: few students living within walking distance, and a highway next to the school.

Hillside students walk to downtown Allegan because it serves as a classroom for them to practice life skills.

Piedmont Elementary School in Charleston, WV, is a public school for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.

Longfellow Elementary School has participated in Walk to School Day for more than ten years and just joined Safe Routes to School.

The Forest Park Elementary School PTA utilized strengths of its parent volunteers.

Eugene, OR, is home to Roosevelt Middle School, which was constructed in 1942. The combination of the school’s small parking lot and high volume of car traffic created safety hazards for student pedestrians and bicyclists.