Oregon Celebrates Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day!

Oregon Celebrates Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day!

For the second year in a row, Oregon students celebrated Ruby Bridges Walk+Roll to School Day. Around the state, students donned warm clothes and participated in walk and roll events to commemorate the bravery of Ruby Bridges, who at 6 years old was the first Black...

Let’s get there together: winter travel safety tips

Our days are shorter, darker, and colder – and all Oregonian’s are trying to safely get to where they need to go. Check out these tips to make sure we all have a safe and happy winter, whether you’re a student walking or rolling, or an adult driving. Walking...
New Coordinator Highlight: Beth Schmidt

New Coordinator Highlight: Beth Schmidt

This year, Oregon Safe Routes welcomes many new coordinators. Beth Schmidt recently came on as the Safe Routes to School Coordinator for Salem-Keizer. We asked her some questions to get to know her a bit more, and welcome her to Oregon Safe Routes! Tell us your name,...
Jump Start Bicycle Safety Training in Action

Jump Start Bicycle Safety Training in Action

Last July, technical assistance team member Clint Culpeper visited Douglas County to train coordinator Janelle Newton on how to perform bicycle safety training through the Jump Start program. As of October, Janelle has implemented this training at two schools...
New Coordinator Highlight: Megan Shull of Lane County

New Coordinator Highlight: Megan Shull of Lane County

The 2022-23 school year has started, and as we welcome students across Oregon back to school, we also welcome new Safe Routes coordinators. Megan Shull recently started work at the SRTS coordinator in Lane County. We reached out to her with some questions to get to...