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Educators & Admins

School staff play an important role in educating students, parents and communities on safe walking and biking and may take the lead on other aspects of Safe Routes to School programs.

Minnesota Safe Routes to School

Welcome to the Minnesota Safe Routes to School Online Resource Center! This is the right place to learn more about the program, find Minnesota specific resources, and learn more about events happening across the state. Minnesota Safe Routes to School is an effort to improve walking and bicycling conditions for youth and to encourage more …

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Bike to School Day was a success in Minnesota!

Nearly 120 Minnesota schools participated in Bike to School Day on May 4! This national event encourages bicycling (or walking) to school. Gov. Tim Walz also signed a proclamation in support of Bike to School Day.

Crash in Rochester leads to changes for walkers, bikers

It was the first week of school when a student was hit by a car leaving Century High School in Rochester on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 2 while walking across the street to the entrance of their neighborhood.

Get Ready: Winter Walk to School Day is Feb. 2

In Minnesota, when the weather outside is frightful, we put on our hats, gloves and jackets and get ready to have some fun. Minnesota Safe Routes to School’s 5th annual Winter Walk to School Day is Feb. 2 and it’s a celebration of walking, biking and playing in the coldest and snowiest days of winter.