NEW JERSEY SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has partnered with Cross County Connection TMA, to administer a new statewide bicycle and pedestrian education and encouragement program. Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a statewide initiative supported by NJDOT with funding from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, to create safer and more accessible environments for students (K-8) to walk and bicycle to and from school.
The goal of New Jersey's Safe Routes to School Program is to assist New Jersey communities in developing and implementing projects and programs that encourage walking and bicycling to school while enhancing the safety of these trips.
Participating in SRTS can:
SRTS Infastructure Program
NJDOT offers local governments and schools a grant program for the implementation of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure projects near schools. This is a highly competitive program and communities who apply for the grant will strengthen their application by participating in non-infrastructure SRTS activities, such as walk and bike events and wellness programs.
POLLUTION SOLUTIONS SCHOOL PROGRAM
This program is designed to comply with New Jersey State Core Content Curriculum standards for the science program and is a free service brought to the school—no buses or permission slips needed! Response to this program has been excellent, and the interest in bringing the program to the individual
Our Pollution Solutions Educational Program teaches the importance of reducing air pollution and traffic congestion to over
If your community would like to participate in the SRTS program or obtain more information, please call 856-596-8228 or contact:
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