MISSION: SRTS is an approach that promotes walking, bicycling, and rolling to school through infrastructure improvements, enforcement, tools, safety education, and incentives to encourage walking, bicycling, and rolling to school.
BACKGROUND: The safe routes to school (SRTS) concept began in the 1970s in Odense, Denmark, rooted in concern for the safety of children walking and bicycling to school.
The SRTS concept spread internationally, with programs developing in other parts of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. The Bronx, a borough of New York City, started the first SRTS program in the United States in 1997. In the same year, the State of Florida implemented a pilot program. In August of 2000, the U.S. Congress funded two SRTS pilot projects through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Within a year of the launch of the pilot projects, many other grassroots SRTS efforts began throughout the United States.
The School Board approved a calendar change for the current school year to designate Fri, April 21, 2023, as a holiday for Eid al-Fitr. Because of this change, all schools and offices will be closed on Fri, April 21, 2023. https://t.co/SkV2y4mb1O
Published December 02, 22 1:30PM
Eunice Kennedy Shriver principal @DrGeorgeHewan leads @APS_Shriver students to dance to the tunes of the awesome US Navy Band @usnavyband! @APSface #APSisAwesome https://t.co/CjO2QindAY https://t.co/7arcXPJIui
Published December 02, 22 11:24AM
La escuela intermedia Dorothy Hamm está cerrada hoy, viernes 2 de diciembre. El cierre se debe a los impactos de una fuga de agua que han afectado tanto al agua como a la calefacción del edificio. https://t.co/0kM1zjWxCH
Published December 02, 22 8:43AM
The closure is due to impacts from a water leak that have affected both water and heating in the building.
Published December 02, 22 4:20AM
APS wishes you a safe, happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday. https://t.co/qGtsVmmGfM
Published November 24, 22 5:30AM