Safe Routes to School

This program makes it safer for kids to travel to and from school and around the neighborhood.

Safe routes information

The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program improves the City's streets. It does this by making pedestrian and bicycle improvements for students and children.

Program goals

The Safe Routes to School goals are to

  • Encourage students to walk or bicycle to/from school
  • Improve the comfort and safety of the city's pedestrian and bicycle network near
    • schools
    • parks
    • libraries
    • other neighborhood destinations


We use the SRTS program's resources and projects in a fair manner.

Learn more

To report specific comments about traffic operation near schools, please contact 311

Visit Minneapolis Public Schools

For more information and tips on walking, rolling or biking to school, please visit the Minneapolis Public Schools Safe Routes to School webpage.



Contact us

Minneapolis 311


7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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