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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Looking Back on 2009

Everyone is reflecting back on 2009 these days. Every blog seems to have recaps, highlights, top ten lists, and the like. Luckily for us on the Safe Routes to School team, Mayor Sam Adams highlighted our program in his recap of the year, saving us some effort. Thanks Sam!


Portland Serious About Safe Routes to School

Safety is Mayor Adams’ top priority for Portland’s roadways. Safety takes on special importance in kids’ daily trips to and from school. During his years as the commissioner in charge of transportation, Mayor Adams has been a passionate supporter of Portland’s Safe Routes to School program. Designed to get students to school in ways that reduce traffic, increase safety, and build healthy bodies and minds, the Safe Routes to School (SRS) program offers a range of educational materials, safety trainings, and encouragement activities to all Portland elementary schools.

Read more on Mayor Adam's website...