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Metro Regional Safe Routes to School Framework now available for download

Now available! Metro Regional Safe Routes to School Framework, a project that collected data about current and historic funding and programming for school travel initiatives; identified the schools with the greatest need for safety improvements, the greatest potential impact, and equity needs; produced School Area Maps for each school in the Portland Metro region; identified best practices for regional Safe Routes to School programs; and proposed next steps for Metro regional government to support local jurisdictions’ efforts around Safe Routes to School and school transportation. 18 more words


Metro RFFA Award Recommendations

Oregon Metro, the Portland area’s regional government, is currently finalizing funding recommendations for the active transportation and freight project applications to the Regional Flexible Fund Allocation… 755 more words


BPRC at TRB: 2017 Preview

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting will take place next week, January 8-12, 2017, in Washington, DC. Over 12,000 transportation professionals from more than 70 countries will be in attendance. 568 more words

Research And Reports

Traverse City Safe Routes To School: A Fall Recap

Thanks to many, many awesome people including all sorts of bike train conductors, walking school bus drivers, awesome principals and teachers, bike safety instructors and supportive parents, we had a fantastic fall of active, happy, ready to learn kids getting themselves to school across TC. 205 more words

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Indianapolis Duo Awarded $200k Placemaking Grant From ArtPlace America

This past week, “RECLAIM,” a project that focuses on tackling unsafe neighborhood conditions on Indianapolis’ northwest side, was the recipient of a $200k grant from… 233 more words


Metro regional funding builds support for access to schools

In the Portland Metro region, Regional Travel Options (RTO) grants fund projects that help improve the transportation system through education and encouragement of travel choices to and from work or school, such as carpooling, riding transit, walking, and bicycling. 258 more words


Creating Safe Routes to School

“Walking to school gives me an opportunity to connect not only with other parents, but especially with my 6 year old son and to find out how school is going for him”.  577 more words