NCSRTSNational Center for Safe Routes to School
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NCSRTS, which focuses on measuring the program's success via a database, has received before-and-after data that includes 34,000 student tallies with trip-to-school information and 180,000 parent surveys recording their opinions on walking and bicycling to school.
The national SRTS program is built on a solid foundation of training and data collection," says Lauren Marchetti, NCSRTS director and a task force member.
Crossing guards and student tallies compiled by the NCSRTS help track students who walk or bicycle to school, with Ivey Lane Elementary School showing a 37 percent increase in participation during the program's first year.