The Safe Routes to School Program helps children choose human power to get to school. Through crossing guards, education, outreach, and infrastructure projects, we aim to make sure elementary and middle school students across Austin can walk, bike, and roll safely.

What can Safe Routes do for you?


Crossing Guard Program

  • Become a crossing guard
  • Get a crossing guard for your neighborhood school
  • Learn about Deferred Disposition for School Zone Citations


  • Get help planning activities to get students excited about walking and biking to school
  • Request traffic observations for your neighborhood school

Education and Training

  • Host a safety training at school or in your community
  • Get lesson plans, classroom activities, and other resources for educators and school administrators

Safe Routes projects

  • Learn about Safe Routes to School infrastructure projects near your neighborhood school