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Welcome back to school! On this page, Safe Routes to School offers resources for families and schools to plan their trip to school and get there safely.
School is back in session! On this page, Safe Routes to School offers resources for families and schools. Plan your trip to/from school and get there safely.
About the City of Portland Safe Routes to School program
Safe Routes to School welcomes students back for fall 2021! The tips on this page are for all Portland families and students as they prepare to return to classrooms.
The Safe Routes to School invites you to try your route before school starts. Use these tips to prepare for back to school and share on social media.
Let us share some simple ideas for a fresh start to your 2021 school year! Signing up enters you into a drawing for grocery gift cards and other fun prizes. Learn more about the program and how to sign up.
The Safe Routes to School team created a series of graphics to help schools share information with families and students about the Back to School Text & Win Campaign.
Resources for students participating in the Text & Win Campaign.
Bike Safety Education materials and handouts for use in a classroom and outdoor setting. Students build handling and road awareness skills through drills and short neighborhood rides.
The City of Portland wants to see more people using bikes for transportation and has compiled these key resources for keeping your bike safe and secure.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and Multnomah County Library invite students from pre-K to 12th grade to design bike lane art for the 2021 “Bike to Books” digital design contest, part of May Bike Month. First-place designs are installed on Portland streets by PBOT striping crews.


RECESS is a Portland Safe Routes to School program offering middle school students activity ideas and wellness tips while they are distance learning.
Learn how the voter approved Fixing Our Streets program funded $8 million worth of engineering projects to improve how Portland families access schools. Understand how projects were selected and view a map of funded locations.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation and Metro are hosting focus groups with high school students to better understand their perspectives on traffic safety.
It's important to wear a properly fitting helmet to protect yourself in case of a crash. This page will explain how you can adjust your or your child's helmet to fit properly.
A Bike Train is a group of students riding their bikes to school, usually with adult supervision. It can be as simple as two families taking turns biking students to school or a structured program with routes, a schedule and meeting locations.
A Park + Walk might be the right option for you and your family if you live too far from school to walk or roll all the way. Park + Walk encourages parents who drive to school to drop-off or pick-up their children two to four blocks from school. This allows children to walk the rest of the way.
A Walking School Bus is a group of students walking to school together. Students and parents choose to meet at a park or an intersection and then walk from there, usually along the same route. Some families may walk to the meeting spot, others may drive or take transit.