Safe Routes Successes - Encouragement

From the outset, the mission of the Omro SRTS program has been to build and maintain a well-rounded bicycling culture.

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.

Orleans Elementary School, a kindergarten through eighth grade school in the village of Orleans, VT, has participated in International Walk to School day since 2006.


The St. Thomas Aquinas SRTS team consists of parents, neighbors, teachers and administrators. 

Safe Kids Tucson, through the Tucson Medical Center in Pima County, AZ, recently was awarded $40,790 in federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) funds.

The village of Ossining, NY, is located within Westchester County, NY, along the Hudson River. The necessary busing program and a lack of physical infrastructure prevent many children from walking to school.

Alexandria, VA, is a compact city with more than 128,000 residents living in a 15 square mile area.

What began as a sidewalks infrastructure project along routes to schools in Coeur d’Alene blossomed into something bigger.