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Safe Routes to School...

The purpose of Safe Routes to School is to encourage and enable students in grades k-8 to walk or ride their bicycle to school.

Projects can be either engineering (improved crossings, sidewalks, etc.) or non-engineering (education and encouragement programs). 

Since the program begin in 2008, walking and bicycling to school has increased in Ohio communities with active Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs.

The responsibility of a safe route to school is ultimately shared by the user, government agencies, elected officials and safety advocates.

All-Ohio Show Choir

ODOT recruited high school students from around the state to create a safety song and video to help students walk and bike to school more safely. This first-of-its-kind, hip-hop style educational video intertwines dancing with safety demonstrations. Read more...