TARC, in collaboration with the Cities Counties and Schools Partnership, has prepared Safe Routes to School in California: Case Studies from Local Programs. In it you will find in-depth case studies from the City of Chula Vista and Sacramento County. Each case study provides a different model for implementing a successful SRTS program.
Read the vignettes below to learn how California’s SRTS programs are increasing walking and bicycling and improving safety around the state. Check back often for more success stories!
Looking for inspiration and ideas for how to build and sustain a successful SRTS program? Check out these one-page vignettes profiling diverse SRTS programs from throughout California!
There are many leaders and paths to create a successful Walk to School Day. The following success stories demonstrate the different ways that California communities handle the challenges of organizing and implementing Walk to School Day. Visit the California Walk to School Headquarters for walk to school resources, downloadable templates, and more!
To learn more…Read interviews with two local event organizers about what worked for them as they organized 2011 Walk to School Day.
Explore success stories from across the nation to get ideas for what will work in a community like yours!
Looking for sample program models? Check out the Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s Sample Program page!