Rural Communities: Making Safe Routes Work

In over 17,000 schools around the country, these programs are making it easier and safer for students to be healthy by walking or bicycling to school. 

Although there are important considerations for how to make Safe Routes to School programs succeed in rural environments, rural communities can benefit greatly from Safe Routes to School – and many already are. This factsheet provides an overview of why Safe Routes to School initiatives are important in rural communities, approaches to explore, and how to get started

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