May 21, 2018

Please join us at the May 30 Walking & Biking Summit in Fresno to build your capacity to organize resident-led walking and biking groups and to use these groups to inform traffic safety improvements in your neighborhood. There will also be a workshop about how Safe Routes to School can make walking and biking to and from school safer, convenient, and fun.

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May 21, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will be holding three workshops to discuss changes to the statewide and regional Active Transportation Program call for projects. Topics will include guidelines, scoring criteria, lessons learned from past cycles, and Q&A with MTC and Caltrans staff.


March 14, 2018

The Morongo Valley Basin in Southern California, which includes the areas of Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms in San Bernardino County, is embarking on the development of an Active Transportation Plan. The Morongo Valley Active Transportation Plan (MV Plan) has developed a stakeholder committee to discuss and provide major feedback for the plan--which will include Safe Routes to School components and walking/biking connections to Joshua Tree National Park.

February 21, 2018

In January, the Alliance for Healthy Orange County held a convening on SB 1000, the law requiring that general plans include an environmental justice (EJ) element. The convening brought together over 60 planners and community-based representatives to discuss and gather input on what environmental justice means in Orange County and how to move forward to ensure the region develops strong plans.

February 21, 2018

The National Partnership facilitates regional active transportation networks (ATNs) in several locations throughout California with quarterly meetings. These ATNs serve as an informational hub for community based organizations and public agencies to share information on best practices and upcoming funding competitions and to engage in increasing active transportation investments and policy.  


December 22, 2017

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership submitted a comment letter to the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District (RPOSD) regarding the Measure A Draft Grant Guidelines. Our recommendations focus on improving equity considerations, community engagement, project evaluation criteria, and discussion around concurrent funding measures in the LA County.

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November 16, 2017

As part of ongoing engagement for OC Active, OCTA is leading a chalk art contest and providing students with opportunity to win a skateboard or bike rack for their school. Schools from across Orange County have submitted awesome pieces of work and now it is up to you to choose a winner. Be sure to check out the submissions and cast your vote here before the November 16 deadline.

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November 16, 2017

As part of SCAG’s ongoing Go Human campaign, the cities of Santa Ana, Westminster and Garden Grove, along with leadership from County of Orange District 1 Supervisor Andrew Do’s office, recently held Redefine Hazard Avenue. The event brought a temporary bike lane to what is a corridor where cyclists and pedestrians normally feel unwelcomed.

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October 1, 2017

As part of ongoing engagement for OC Active, OCTA is leading a chalk art contest and providing students with opportunity to win a skateboard or bike rack for their school. Find more details about the contesthere, including steps to win, timeline, and other important notes.