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Safe Routes to School

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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). 


Develop Your SRTS Program

Visit this page for more details on the ODOT SRTS funding program, how to become eligible, Guidelines and resources for developing a School Travel Plan (STP), and other tools.

Apply for Funds

Visit this page for the full 2021 Application Guidance and the Infrastructure, Non-Infrastrcuture, and STP Development Assistance applications, open from January 4th to March 5th, 2021. 


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...

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