Safe Routes to School Program


Events and Newsletters

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Events Calendar


1: Non-Infrastructure Grant Applications Due

6: National Walking Day

22: Earth Day


1-31: National Bike Month

4: National Bike to School Day

20: National Bike to Work Day


Upcoming Events

April 6, 2016: The American Heart Association’s National Walking Day

Register online at to receive a free toolkit with promotional materials for your school.

May 2016: National Bike Month

National Bike Month was established in 1956 to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. The League of American Bicyclists has several great resources on their website, from event planning ideas to an events calendar, promotional materials and local and national statistics related to bicycling.

May 4, 2016: National Bike to School Day

The flagship spring event for Safe Routes to School programs across the country, this year Bike to School Day will be held on Wednesday, May 4. Last year, 172 Virginia schools participated –a 43 percent increase from 2014! Nationally, Virginia ranked 5th among states with the most BTSD events. Help us reach 200 events by registering on

Information on planning a Bike to School Day event is available on our Bike to School Day page.

SRTS Newsletter

Stay informed about the SRTS developments in Virginia with the VDOT SRTS Newsletter. Every newsletter includes a calendar of upcoming events and features articles about SRTS grant opportunities and SRTS program implementation.

Sign up for our email list to receive our quarterly newsletters electronically. You can read past editions of the Virginia SRTS Newsletter in PDF format by clicking on the links below.


Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg VA

Skyline Middle School’s bike fleet, Harrisonburg, VA

Page last modified: March 28, 2016