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 $135 million for 270 projects from over $499 million in requests.

Call for projects

The Safe Routes to School call for projects is open. Applications are due June 6, 2022.


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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)

Zero emission electric vehicle registrations in Washington

increased 192% between 2017 and 2021.

45 projects to improve freight rail structures and freight movement

were underway as of December 31, 2021.

Washington state leveraged $100,000 to secure $27 million

in funding for airport investments in Fiscal Year 2022.