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The Safe Routes To School (SRTS) program is designed to fund comprehensive programs that encourage and enable more children to walk and bike to school safely. The funds are intended to start an SRTS program in communities and assist community members in sustaining successful SRTS programs.

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Program Guidance Program Resources
Developing SRTS Plan Program Resources
Infrastructure Projects Program Resources

SRTS Local Policy Guidebook

Georgia SRTS Guidebook



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


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


Using events and activities to promote walking and bicycling


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


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


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

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