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MnDOT offers Safe Routes to School funding

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota communities and schools wanting to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to school can apply for planning assistance grants through the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School program. ...

ST. PAUL - Minnesota communities and schools wanting to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to school can apply for planning assistance grants through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Application deadline is Jan. 5.

Planning assistance grants are the first step for communities to assess their current conditions for walking and bicycling to school and decide what they need to effectively implement a Safe Routes to School program. Once a plan is developed, schools and communities use the assessment to apply for funds to advance infrastructure such as sidewalks, crosswalks and signage and non-infrastructure solutions such as educational programming, events and enforcement.

For more information, visit dot.state.mn.us/saferoutes/planning-grants.html.

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