Promoting safer routes through citizen science

Find out how parents and students are using walk audits and a phone app to document the best routes to school in Santa Clarita, Ca. Stanford University's study shows that the SRTS program was more successful when paired with the citizen science-based Our Voice Program...

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Eugene students sharpen their bike skills

Hundreds of 4J students have been celebrating biking, honing their skills and even learning to ride for the first time in after-school "bike rodeos" held at elementary schools across Eugene School  District 4J. The rodeo is is scheduled at River Road/El Camino del Río...

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Way to go Utah! Ongoing state SRTS funding is proposed.

The Utah Department of Transportation has a program that promotes and provides safe pedestrian travel to and from schools, but every year, about two-thirds of safe route applications get denied because of lack of funding. The proposed legislation would fund projects...

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SRTS Funding Workshop

Join the ODOT Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Technical Service Providers to learn about new resources and to prepare for upcoming funding opportunities. Participants will workshop their programs to think through key next steps, roles and responsibilities, and resources...

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Elk Meadow students take a bus ride in Bend

This fall community members boarding the city bus in Bend OR were surprised to be greeted with 22 “Hello, good morning's!” Teacher Heather Korman at Elk Meadow Elementary School took initiative to teach her students how to use public transportation. Using the Commute...

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Klamath kids “Meet the Bus”

Commute Options in Klamath Falls has trained over 600 second graders. The "Meet the Bus" program connects students to Basin Transit Service, teaching them how to ride the city bus, how to navigate around their neighborhoods, and the differences between a school bus,...

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