Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs work to improve children's health and safety while walking or biking to or from school. SRTS programs also increase the number of students walking or biking to school. The SRTS program has been around since 2005.

Benefits of Walking and Biking to School

  • More exercise during the day
  • Fewer cars around school buildings
  • Safer neighborhoods

Safe Routes to School Programs in Cuyahoga County

  • Brooklyn
  • Chagrin Falls
  • Cleveland
  • Lakewood
  • Shaker Heights

How do we become a SRTS community?

  • Form a group of people who want to make walking and biking to school safer
  • Hold a kick-off meeting
  • Gather information and find issues
  • Identify solutions
  • Make a plan

If you would like help with starting a SRTS program, please call 216-201-2001 for more information.