News and Success Stories

Checking in on TAP Implementation

While we await the President’s budget and meet with members of Congress on our appropriations requests, it is a nice time of year to check-in on how states are doing implementing the Transportation Alternatives Program.

Guest Blog: 5 Reasons Why Your Public Librarian Is the Key to Your Next Safe Routes to School Partnership

This guest blog post is written by Noah Lenstra, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (

Safe Routes to School Fares Well in Safe Streets for All Awards!

Last summer, we wrote a blog post about opportunities for Safe Routes to School programs to get involved in Safe Streets for All projects.

New Year, New Congress – What We’re Going to Work On, But We Need Your Help to Achieve! (Plus, What Happened on the Hill While We Were Out)

Happy new year! January 3rd marked the start of the 118th Congress, and we are enthusiastic about our ongoing work to keep Safe Routes to School relevant and prioritized in federal policy. As we shared last month, the majority of our legislative priorities were included in the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, so this year, we are working toward the following:

Recapping the 2022 Midterm Elections and Their Impact on Active Transportation

With the Georgia Senate runoff results decided on December 6, 2022, the mid-term election officially comes to a close, and we can take stock of what it means for walking, bicycling, and Safe Routes to School in this upcoming Congress.