Safe Routes Successes - Funding and Policy

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

The Village of Canal Winchester, OH, has two elementary schools located near one another on the same campus.  In April 2008, the Village of Canal Winchester had a kick-off meeting for its SRTS projects.

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.

Neighborhoods and schools in Taylor will be connected with a 2.4-mile pedestrian and bike path to make the way to school safer for elementary, middle and high school students.

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

When officials from the Town of Pleasant View saw that children were walking to school—even without sidewalks—they decided to take action.

Thomas Elementary School was one of three schools that benefited from the $39,000 federal SRTS noninfrastructure award.

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

Chula Vista is in southwest California and has the largest kindergarten through sixth grade district in the state.