Developing a successful Safe Routes to School initiative requires collaboration between many entities including schools, school districts, cities, townships, villages, road commissions, and community organizations. It is important to establish a core group of champions that can offer different perspectives on your project. This core group is known as the SRTS Team and should be established once your school(s) are registered. This team can be created “from scratch” or it can be part of an existing team or committee.
The purpose of the SRTS Core Team is to:
- To provide leadership and continuity for SRTS in the community
- To generate local support for SRTS
- To leverage community resources to encourage and enable safe walking and bicycling
Your core SRTS Team should include:
(click on a team member to learn more!)