Case Study: Holdrege, Nebraska

In spring 2007, Holdrege Public Schools in Holdrege, NE, applied for and received two federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grants through the Nebraska Department of Roads' Safe Routes Nebraska program -- one
$167,883 infrastructure grant and one $19,603 non-infrastructure grant.
With these funds, four elementary schools and the city's middle school will benefit from a variety of infrastructure and non-infrastructure improvements.
"It's the community working together as a team for the good of our students, so that's always a good thing, whether for wellness or academics," said Cinde Wendell, superintendent of Holdrege Public Schools....

Authoring Organization: 
The National Center for Safe Routes to School