Safe Routes Successes - Engineering

Murch Elementary School built community consensus for Safe Routes to School (SRTS) efforts that enabled it to overcome barriers to walking and bicycling to school.

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

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

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


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

At two elementary schools in Orlando, FL, nutrition and pedestrian and bicycle safety skills are taught in unison to help children create healthier lifestyles for themselves.

Background The town of Bethel, CT, has built its three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school within the same educational complex.

In September 2007, the Coconino County Health Department received $39,000 in federal funding awarded through the Arizona Department of Transportation to jumpstart its Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program.

In 2004, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) participated in a Safe Routes to School pilot program held in three schools in the Chittenden County, VT, Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).