Frequently Asked Questions of MnSRTS program
Engagement strategies help identify unique barriers and challenges for the local community, school or school district as well as local equity needs.
How to start a SRTS program at your school
High-level overview of SRTS and the 5 E’s
statistics that explain Safe Routes to School, including traffic congestion, safety, health and obesity, environment and bus transportation costs
A menu of SRTS programs in the areas of Education, Encouragement, and Enforcement
benefits of Safe Routes to School, assembling a Safe Routes to School team, assessing local sidewalks and roadways, examining policies, determining goals, identifying action steps, tracking progress and more
How to build a team, gather information, maximize outreach, and plan implementation
The Safe Routes Partnership Community Engagement Cards are a collection of arts-based activities that foster community building through creativity. Each activity is designed to spark curiosity, encourage free expression, and engage diverse people in a variety of settings
Poster that can be printed out for an engagement event to encourage participants to share their vision for walking and biking to school
October 4, 2023
International Walk to School Day
Start the new school year with a healthy new habit! International Walk to School Day takes place each October to encourage kids to walk to school--join us!
May 4, 2024
National Bike to School Day
Join the club and be a biker! National Bike to School Day takes place each May to encourage kids to bike to school--will you join us?
February 7, 2024
Winter Walk to School Day
Living in MN doesn't have to mean staying indoors all winter! Winter Walk to School Day takes place each February to encourage kids to walk to school in all seasons!