Safe Routes to School


Events and Newsletters

Promo sticker.

Events Calendar 


27: Making Strides Webinar


11: Rural Communities and Small Towns Webinar

24: Safe Routes to Parks Webinar


8: Slower Speeds Webinar

9: QuickStart Mini-grant due date


13: QuickStart Mini-grant due date


10: International Walk to School Day

11: QuickStart Mini-grant due date

Upcoming Events

June 27: Making Strides 2018: A Look at State Report Cards

Join the National Partnership for Safe Routes to School to learn about the updated state report cards and report, Making Strides: 2018 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities. Register here.


  • Michelle Lieberman, Senior Technical Assistance Manager, Safe Routes to School National Partnership 
  • Andy Pasillas, Field Services Manager, Safe Routes to School National Partnership 
  • Margo Pedroso, Deputy Director, Safe Routes to School National Partnership 
  • Sara Zimmerman, Program and Policy Director, Safe Routes to School National Partnership

July 11: Opportunities for Walkability in Rural Communities and Small Towns Webinar

This webinar from America Walks will explore some of the inspiring work being done to promote physical activity and improve walkability in small towns and rural communities. The webinar is free and starts at 2:00 PM. Register here.

July 24: It's Parks and Recreation Month! What does that mean for SRTS?

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is hosting a free webinar from 2:00 to 3:00 PM to share how improving safe access to parks aligns with and can strengthen Safe Routes to School and active transportation advocacy efforts.


  • Mary S. Rapoza – Director, New Bedford Recreation & Beaches (Massachusetts)
  • Jessie Nesset – Second Grade Teacher, Northwood ABC School, Anchorage (Alaska)
  • Molly Brenner – Community Outreach Director, Anchorage Park Foundation (Alaska)

August 8: Act Fast: The Growing Call for Slower Speeds Webinar

This free webinar from America Walks is based on the premise every community member has a right to safe places to walk and be physically active. Attendees will hear from those leading the call for slower speeds and communities putting people first in the call for safer streets. Register here.


SRTS Newsletter

Stay informed about the SRTS developments in Virginia with the VDOT SRTS Newsletter. Every newsletter includes a calendar of upcoming events and features articles about SRTS grant opportunities and SRTS program implementation.

Sign up for our email list to receive our quarterly newsletters electronically. You can read past editions of the Virginia SRTS Newsletter in PDF format by clicking on the links below.

2018 - Spring

2017 - Spring | August | December

2016 - Spring | Summer |September | Winter

2015 - January | February | March | April-May | August - September | Winter

2014 - February | March | April | Summer | September | October | November/December

2013 - February | April | Special Edition, July | October | December

2012 - January | April | September | October | December

2011 - March | April | May | June | July | Special Edition, Part 1 | Special Edition, Part 2 | December

Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg VA 

Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg, VA

Page last modified: June 25, 2018