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The Portland Safe Routes to School program offers support to school parents, staff and volunteers to encourage students to actively get to and from school. We conduct trainings, organize events and provide incentives to help get school families moving. Check out some of the specific campaigns and resources below. We hope to hear from you!
Have questions about our campaigns or trainings? We'd love to hear from you...
Carolina Iraheta Gonzalez - Safe Routes to School Organizer
Email: Carolina.Iraheta@portlandoregon.gov - Phone: 503-823-1189
A Walking School Bus is just like a regular school bus, but without the walls and seats, and instead of wheels, we use our feet. Learn more about how to get a Walking School Bus / Bike Train at your neighborhood school.
Stop + Walk encourages parents driving to school to drop-off or pick-up their children 2-4 blocks away from school. Learn more about how to get Stop + Walk at your neighborhood school.
Join this statewide challenge that pits students at K-8 schools against college students. Who can walk and bike more in May? Participation is easy and free!
The first Wednesday of every October, parents and students throughout the city join millions around the world who are improving their health, their community and having a ton of fun by walking or biking to school together.
A Bike Train is an organized group of students who ride into school together (with adult supervision). Based on the Walking School Bus model, the Bike Train is an easy way to get a group of kids in your neighborhood more active. Click above to learn more.