Summary of Regional Safe Routes to School Programming


Contact Information

Organization: BikeWalkKC
Contact person: Eric Rogers
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 8162057056
Organization address: 1106 E 30TH ST, STE G
  KANSAS CITY, MO    64109

General Information

1. Project name: Regional Safe Routes to School Programming
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Jackson, Clay, Platte, Wyandotte, Johnson
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: N/a
4. Primary project mode: Active Transportation 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): )
Safe Routes to School education/encouragement programs will reduce families reliance in school bussing and private vehicle trips to/from school. In the long run, kids who grow up walking and biking to school will be more likely to live multimodal lives using walking, biking, transit, etc.
6. Project Purpose: * Other (Safe Routes to School Non-Infrastructure)
7. Project sponsor: Eric Rogers
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $7500000.00
9. Project description: This project continues existing Safe Routes to School on-infrastructure funding currently being provided by BikeWalkKC and in partnership with other jurisdictions. It includes Youth Bicycle Education and walking school bus programs at K-12 school sites, technical assistance and student travel planning for schools and school districts, and other outreach and encouragement events. The primary audience is K-12 school students.
10. Scope: This level of funding represents a continuation of the current scope occurring across the metro area. Approximately 20-25 schools per semester and 5-7 school districts per semester.
11. Project schedule: This is an ongoing program that occurs every school semester, plus summer school sessions.

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Submitted comments

Liam Dai said...

Our children should have a safe means to walk or bike to school everyday. I support this project.

8/16/2019 9:51:55 AM

Ben Chociej said...

I support this project in order to make school trips safer and more pleasant, help us be a healthier society, and cut down on vehicle miles

8/17/2019 11:46:47 PM


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