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Idaho Safe Routes to School (SR2S). Purpose of SR2S Reverse the national trend of fewer children walking or biking to school Alleviate barriers that prevent.

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1 Idaho Safe Routes to School (SR2S)

2 Purpose of SR2S Reverse the national trend of fewer children walking or biking to school Alleviate barriers that prevent children from walking and biking to and from school

3 SR2S Funding Source SAFETEA-LU, Section 1404 Available funds to Idaho $1M Annually [$1.7M this year – combining 2006 and 2007]

4 Who is Eligible to apply for SR2S Funding? State or local government agencies, Schools, School Districts, Private Schools and Non-profit Organizations

5 SR2S- Program Features Projects apply to schools K-8 - within a 2 mile radius of school Reimbursement program (not a grant) upon completion of project Projects are funded at 100%, no local match required Projects must comply with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements

6 IDAHO SR2S- Funding Criteria as established by the Advisory Committee Infrastructure funds – maximum is $100K per proposal Non-infrastructure funds - maximum is $25K per proposal ______________________________________________________ Infrastructure projects and staffing a state coordinator will account for 70-90% of the available funds Non-infrastructure (education and encouragement) programs are funded at 10-30%

7 SR2S - Time table April 16 - Applications submitted to ITD May 9 - Advisory Committee reviewed and scored proposals May 17 – Proposed awardees presented to the ITD Board (Shoshone) June 1 – Notify Awardees of funding awards August 1 – Complete and authorize Contracts to proceed with projects All projects to be completed within 1 year following the date of the signed contract

8 Committee scored Applicants in accordance with their description of the: Problem (Why aren’t children walking & biking to school?) Infrastructure Project to resolve the problem Noninfrastructure Project to educate and encourage Strong partnerships enhance potential for success [ITD Districts, schools, Law Enforcement, PTO’s, Cities/Towns, etc.]

9 SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL 32 Applicants 21 Projects Funded 2007 Infrastructure $1,347,778 Non-infrastructure $179, Elementary and Middle Schools 6 ITD Districts Represented

10 SR2S PROJECT SPONSORS Ada County Highway District-$78,419 City of American Falls-$68,645 City of Ammon-$87,620 City of Bellevue-$94,494 City of Dayton-$42,250 City of Driggs-$89,443 City of Coeur d’Alene-$101,600 City of Grace-$7,292

11 SR2S PROJECT SPONSORS City of Hailey-$90,595 City of Ketchum-$104,360 City of Lewiston-$102,320 City of Moscow-$113,750 City of New Plymouth-$87,000 City of Rockland-$76,000 City of Salmon-$103,832

12 SR2S PROJECT SPONSORS City of Sandpoint-$97,030 City of Troy-$80,755 Boise School District/YMCA-$25,000 Bonneville School District-$5,000 Wood River Rideshare-$21,900 Statewide Services-$50,000

13 SR2S INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Sidewalks Striping Signage Flashing Lights Solar Speed Limit Signs

14 SR2S NON- INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Education and Encouragement Programs –Walking School Bus –Bike Rodeo’s –Incentives for children –SR2S school committees –Crossing guard supplies

15 Hailey Elementary (City of Hailey) Problem: No sidewalks on Elm Street that fronts the school Infrastructure: Add sidewalks to 4 blocks of Elm – this will connect with improvements that the School District is already making this year, making links to the multi-use path and the school Noninfrastructure: Parent materials/workshops Series of public meetings Route Maps Hailey Police – Bike & Pedestrian Safety Info on the Wood River Rideshare website

16 Lena Whitmore Elementary (City of Moscow) Problem: School is located within a subdivision (built in 60’s) with few sidewalks in the neighborhoods. Infrastructure: Add sidewalks to connect to other existing paths providing a contiguous 8 block route for children to walk or bike to school. Noninfrastructure: Walkability/Bikeability Audit – develop maps International Walk to School Day Kids Safety Fair – Bike Rodeo’s Organize Walking/Bike Trains U of I and Police – walking/biking safety skills


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