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Planning assistance, grants available for schools, communities interested in Safe Routes to School

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Safe Routes to School program is providing planning assistance and kick-start grants to schools and communities interested in Safe Routes to School. 

The application period opens Sept. 22 and closes Nov. 17. 

Eligible projects include: 

  • Safe Routes to School plans. 
  • Creation and reproduction of promotional and educational materials. 
  • Bicycle and pedestrian safety curricula, materials and trainers. 
  • Training, including SRTS training workshops for school- and community-level audiences. 
  • Costs for data gathering, analysis and evaluation reporting at the local project level. 
  • Startup costs for additional law enforcement or equipment needed for enforcement activities around schools. 
  • Demonstration projects
  • Traffic gardens

Fill out applications by Nov. 17 by clicking here

More information about the SRTS Planning and Programming Grants will be shared during a webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29.  To learn more about the program and to register for upcoming webinars, watch for a link in an upcoming issue. 

For more information about the SRTS program, visit Kansas Safe Routes to Schools or contact Ann Katt, SRTS coordinator, via email at ann.katt@ks.gov or by phone at 785-296-3873. 

Posted: Sep 14, 2023,
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Author: Ann Bush
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