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The 5 Es

Safe Routes to School is a comprehensive program that includes the 5 Es:

Education

Teaching the school community about the broad range of transportation choices, instructing them in important life-long safety skills and offering school-bound and school area driver safety campaigns

Encouragement

Using events and activities to promote walking and bicycling

Engineering

Creating operational and physical improvements to the infrastructure surrounding schools that reduce speeds and establishing safer crosswalks, walkways, trails and bikeways

Evaluation

Monitoring and researching outcomes and trends through the collection of data, including the collection of mode share before and after the program intervention(s)

Enforcement

Partnering with local law enforcement to ensure drivers obey traffic laws, initiating community enforcement such as crossing guard programs and ensuring that policies are enforced