Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs encourage children in
    grades K-8 to walk and bike to school by creating safer walking and
    biking routes.   Goals of the Safe Routes to School Program are: (1)
    To enable and encourage children to walk and bicycle to school; (2)
    To make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more
    appealing transportation alternative, thereby encouraging a healthy
    and active lifestyle from an early age; (3) To facilitate the planning,
    development, and implementation of projects and activities that will
    improve safety and reduce traffic, fuel consumption, and air
    pollution in the vicinity of schools.  SRTS programs are funded
    through the revised federal transportation act - SAFETEA-LU -
    signed into law on August 10, 2005.
SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL (SRTS) PROJECTS
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