APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR "SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL" PROGRAM
LITTLE ROCK (7-17)
program uses 100% federal funding to implement educational programs and
construct infrastructure projects to provide a safe environment for children in
kindergarten through eighth grade to walk and bicycle to school.
There are three types of eligible funding:
The “Safe Routes to
School Startup Award” is designed to enable schools to establish Safe Routes
Coalitions, develop comprehensive local Safe Routes to School plans and stage a
Safe Routes to School event such as Walk to School Day.
programs are intended to create awareness about the Safe Routes to School plan.
Activities include teaching pedestrian, bicycle and traffic skills.
Examples of reimbursable costs include bicycle and pedestrian safety
curricula, Safe Routes to School training workshops that target school and
community audiences, modest incentives for Safe Routes to School contests and
reproduction of promotional and educational materials.
infrastructure projects include sidewalk improvements, traffic calming and speed
reduction improvements, pedestrian and bicycle crossing improvements, on-street
bicycle facilities, off-street bicycle and pedestrian facilities, secure bicycle
parking facilities and traffic diversion improvements.
Applications and information about this program are available at Safe Routes to School Program Application