Safe Routes To Schools Fact Sheet
In developing countries, well over two-thirds of traffic accident injuries are suffered by pedestrians, of which one-third are children. Across the globe, dangerous traffic puts children at risk. With Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS), communities give children what they deserve: safe access to education.
Safe Routes to School is a process that empowers community members to create safer streets: by educating the public, linking concerned groups and providing the community with planning tools. It gives all involved a chance to envision what their community could be: a community safe for children which allows children safe access to school