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International Walk to School
PennDOT Grants
Safe Routes to School Grant


Michele D. Barrett

Safe Routes Berks

Program Manager


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Walking and bicycling funding is now available.  Contact your local municipality or school district to ask them to apply. For assistance in your application process, please contact me at info@walkbikeberks.orgThis is a great opportunity to make our communities, your neighborhoods, more walk friendly. WalkBikeBerks members are available to help you.


Now is the perfect time to begin plans for Walk to School in October.  We know you are tired from a full school year and busy with summer activities, but by contacting us NOW, we are able to help you plan and organize your walking and bicycling events. 

Infrastructure Funding:  PennDOT


Applications Under the Automated Red Light Enforcement Transportation Enhancement Grants Program accepted until July 31, 2011.

To Read the PA Bulletin Click Here.

Completed applications should be submitted electronically to ARLE_Grants@state.pa.us and be followed by the submission of a hard copy. Any questions should be directed to Larry Shifflet, Director, Center for Program Development and Management, 400 North Street, 6th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 787-2862, ARLE_Grants@state.pa.us


Click Here to obtain your application.


SRTS Non-Infrastructure Funding


Noninfrastructure is defined as activities that support Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects.  Specifically, noninfrastructure support involves helping schools develop, implement, or expand programs that support the five Es of SRTS:
  • Education
  • Encouragement
  • Enforcement
  • Evaluation
  • Engineering.

Information on funding to support SRTS activities in the 2011-2012 school year will be available August 1, 2011 at  http://www.saferoutespa.org/noninfrastructure-grants  with a deadline for submitting applications, November 2011.

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