Safe Routes Successes - Engineering

To begin improving pedestrian safety, an AmeriCorps volunteer surveyed students and parents at each of the three schools to determine the number of students who walked, bicycled, rode in a private vehicle or rode the bus the school.

In March 2006, Safe Routes Chattanooga was awarded $364,000 in Safe Routes to School federal funds through the Tennessee Department of Transportation to be distributed to seven schools in Hamilton County.

The Smyrna School District and the Town of Smyrna identified the goal of improving safety for children who already were walking and bicycling to school.

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

Flippin, AR, is a rural town that is home to Flippin Elementary School, Flippin Middle School and Flippin High School.

The City of Holladay, Utah, decided to incorporate a Safe Sidewalks program into its city plans in 2003.

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


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

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