Safe Routes to School Program

The purpose of the Safe Routes to Schools Program (SRTS) is to improve safety and mobility for children by enabling and encouraging them to walk and bicycle to school. Funding from this program is for projects within two-miles of primary, middle and high schools (K-12).

Since 2005, the program has awarded $111 million for 237 projects from over $648 million in requests.

Call for projects

Closed July 20, 2020.

Future calls will open early in even numbered years for project awards in the following biennium.
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Legislative reports

Prioritized project lists and program updates.

2021-2023 Report to the Legislator (PDF 847KB)

2019-2021 Report to the Legislator (PDF 960KB)

14 fish passage projects were completed in 2020

improving access to 54.2 miles of upstream habitat.

11,959 incidents responded to

by WSDOT’s incident Response teams during second quarter of 2021, 15% more than same quarter in 2020.

41 Pre-existing Funds Projects Advertised

during the eighth quarter of the 2019-2021 biennium.