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...
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...
Jump Start Training in Baker City

Jump Start Training in Baker City

In summer 2022, ODOT SRTS unveiled the pilot of our new Jump Start Train-the-Trainer program. This program helps school districts, staff, and other safe routes advocates learn the skills to teach bicycle and pedestrian safety to students across Oregon through onsite...
Quick Build in the Dalles

Quick Build in the Dalles

The Quick Build Pilot Program installed new curb extensions at Colonel Wright Elementary School in the City of The Dalles last week. Intersection improvements were identified in the City’s SRTS Plan to improve student comfort and safety on their way to school. Thank...
Planning Safe Routes for the 2022-23′ school year

Planning Safe Routes for the 2022-23′ school year

The 2022-23 school year is about to begin! A new school year is a great time to help students change habits and start walking and rolling to school. Starting safe routes programming in your community can feel daunting, but the ODOT SRTS team has resources to help!...