2016 SR2S Awardees
Solano Safe Routes to School would like to recognize and thank the following for being an integral part of the Solano SR2S program in 2016: Lt. Frank Hartig - Benicia Police Department, Shauna Manina - The Reporter (Around Town Magazine) and Wendy Smith - Principal of Mary Farmar Elementary School.
Congratulations to Shauna Manina, 2016's STA Award Winner!
Click here to read more about how they made a difference in Solano SR2S this year
Posted Nov 23, 2016, 12:12 pm under category What's New.
International Walk to School Day a Success!
A huge THANK YOU and a round of applause to all schools that participated in the 20th Celebration of International Walk to School Day! This year 54 Solano Schools walked to school, a bump up from 45 in 2015. We certainly hope everything ran smoothly & we’d love to hear how IW2SD turned out at your school. If there are any photos that are cleared with your school to make public, feel free to share on our Facebook page. Thanks again for the work you do and for encouraging your students to keep active! Take a look at the article of IW2SD in The Reporter here
Posted Oct 19, 2016, 2:24 pm under category What's New.
Safe Routes to School at the Tomato Festival
The Solano Safe Routes to School program had a great time greeting parents and kids at our booth at the Fairfield Tomato Festival last weekend, August 20 and 21, 2016. We provided information about our free programs available to schools and asked parents how their children get to and from school (many by walking and biking!). Thanks to everyone who stopped by!
Posted Aug 24, 2016, 11:53 am under category What's New.
Vacaville Mayor Joins the Walking School Bus
The Callison Elementary School Walking School Bus had a special guest walk with them on the first day of school, August 18. Vacaville Mayor, Len Augustine, surprised the students, when he met them at Nelson Park and joined them and the Walking School Bus leaders as they walked the route down Marshall Road to the school located on Vanden Road. The route is one of three Walking School Bus routes available to students. For more information about Walking School Buses, call the SR2S program at 399-3222.
Posted Aug 24, 2016, 2:22 pm under category What's New.
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Thanks to the 28 schools that submitted Student Travel Surveys
Despite a busy end of the school year, 28 Solano County schools participated in the 2016 Spring Travel Survey. The simple hand tally survey evaluates how students get to and from school. The survey results are extremely important to help our program be competitive for grant funding.
Is Safe Routes to School important to you?
The STA's Comprehensive Transportation Plan is being updated. Have your voice heard and give your input to help us secure Safe Routes funding for Solano County! Follow this link to give your input and keep Safe Routes to School a priority! more>
Walking School Bus Program
Would you like to save time in your commute to/from school? Skip the traffic lines and spare the air by starting a Walking School Bus. A fun and healthy way to start a productive day!
Free School Events!
Start the school year off strong by scheduling your school for our free Bike Rodeos, Safety Assemblies, and "Walk and Roll" student contests. Event dates are on a first-come first-serve basis. Contact us for more information!