Safe Routes to School:

Steps to a Greener Future

This report indicates how Safe Routes to School is reducing carbon emissions and air pollutants. 

The report profiles five communities that have made strides in reducing carbon dioxide emissions and harmful pollutants around schools through the implementation of Safe Routes to School programs. The five case studies documented in this report demonstrate initial promising successes, and show how one school’s effort often spreads to additional nearby schools, furthering the environmental impact. Columbia, MO; Las Cruces, NM; Longmont, CO; Marin County, CA; and Windsor, VT are featured. Please contact Margaux Mennesson for a high resolution electronic copy of the report.

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