Pasadena Safe Routes to School

Pasadena Safe Routes to School (PSRTS) is a movement that is making communities healthier by helping children use their own power to get to and from school!

Pasadena Safe Routes to School Program

Walking and bicycling to school helps reduce air pollution and traffic congestion around schools and neighborhoods. Individual schools, school districts, local governments, and regional leaders all have a role to play in making it easier and safer for children to walk and bicycle to school.

Our Program includes:

  • Walk to School Encouragement Activities and events
  • Bike repair and active opportunities at on-campus Bike/Active Classroom Hubs
  • Walking/biking school buses
  • High School Safe Routes Youth Advocate Program
  • Safe Routes to School Parent Leader Program
  • Road safety presentations and workshops

Road map

December 2019

Community Safety Townhall & Bike/Ped Safety Classes

January 2020

Official PSRTS Program Launch!

February 2020

Open Bike Repair Studio

March 2020

Bike repair Workshops

April/May 2020

Walk/Roll to School Day!

Get Involved

For Parents

Become a Parent School Bus walking Leader!

A walking school bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults. That may sound simple, and that is part of the appeal. It can be as informal as two families taking turns walking their children to school or as structured as a planned route with meeting points, a timetable and a schedule of trained volunteers.

Apply


Take our Online Parent Survey!

We want to learn your thoughts about children walking, biking, and using other rolling modes to school in order to help make routes to school safer for students.

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For Students

Become a #FeelGood Youth Advocate!

Day One is recruiting students ages 12-20 to become Active Streets Youth Advocates- interns to join our Active Streets team. Internships are available for both high school and college freshmen. The start date will be December 5th. This will be a paid internship with a maximum of 5 hours a week. Students will meet weekly on Thursdays from 4-5pm and attend relevant events and meetings. For an application email: Katia Ahmedahmed.katia2@pusd.us


Safe Routes to School Student Projects

Can't commit to an internship? Here are other available projects and opportunities throughout the school year!

  • SRTS Community Outreach
  • Tactical Urbanism
  • Photovoice Projects
  • Urban Hike Field Trips
  • Bike Repair Studio Training
  • Bike/Pedestrian Safety Workshops

To learn more email: ​Katia Ahmedahmed.katia2@pusd.us

Safe Routes Map

The following map shows the suggested safe routes to Pasadena schools.

Download a PDF of suggested routes for each school here.