Ohio Safe Routes to School

Ohio Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School

What is it?

Safe Routes to School is a funding program through the Department of Transportation that helps make walking and biking to school safer for children in grades K through 8.

What is available to the City of Salem?

  • Infrastructure (bike lanes, sidewalks, pavement markings, intersection improvements, and more)
    • Up to $400,000 in grant funding.
  • Non-Infrastructure (safety education programs, lesson plans, helmet/safety gear giveaways, etc.)
    • Up to $20,000 in grant funding.


Opportunity to:

  • Increase pedestrian & road safety near school properties for all
  • Increase community involvement in schools and neighborhoods


What can I do to help?

Please take a few minutes to fill out a parent survey! Your input will help us understand your needs and concerns to secure this important funding for the community.


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