Safe Routes to School Briefing Sheets by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

The National Center for Safe Routes to School and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) have created a series of nine instructional briefing sheets for transportation practitioners to use for Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program planning and implementation. The briefing sheets will support transportation engineers and planners as they work to establish safer walking and bicycling routes near schools.

The series includes the following topics:

  1. Introduction (3.2 mb pdf)
  2. School site selection and off-site access (3.4 mb pdf)
  3. Walking and bicycling audits (3.3 mb pdf)
  4. School route maps (2.2 mb pdf)
  5. School strategies to improve traffic operations and safety (3.2 mb pdf)
  6. School on-site design (3.9 mb pdf)
  7. School area traffic control (4.4 mb pdf)
  8. Reduced school area speed limits (3.5 mb pdf)
  9. Traffic calming near schools  (3.1 mb pdf)
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