SRTS Safe Routes to School

The purpose of Safe Routes to School is to encourage and enable students in grades K-8 to walk or ride their bicycle to school.

Projects can be either engineering (improved crossings, sidewalks, etc.) or non-engineering (education and encouragement programs). 

Since the program began in 2008, walking and bicycling to school has increased in Ohio communities with active Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs.

The responsibility of a safe route to school is ultimately shared by the user, government agencies, elected officials and safety advocates.

Current Projects:

Upcoming Projects:

2023

Safe Routes to School - PID 113537 - Lorain SRTS

Safe and Comfortable School Zones - Central Lorain (Admiral King, Hawthorne, Garfield)

Construction Notice

Project Description: 

Work includes removal and replacement of approximately 20% of the sidewalk that is past its useful life, upgrading all noncompliant curb ramps to the current ADA standard, improving crossings at intersections, and restoration landscaping.

Project Location:

Admiral King, Hawthorne, and Garfield Schools 

2023 srts 113537 map

Project Information:

Contractor: TBD

Project Manager: Veronica A Newsome

Cost: TBD

Proposed Construction Start date:04/01/2023

Public Comment Link: Public Comment through 2/18/2022

2024

Safe Routes to School - PID 115380 - Lorain SRTS

Safe and Comfortable School Zones - East Lorain (Longfellow and Larkmoor)

Project Description: 

Work includes removal and replacement of approximately 25% of the sidewalk that is past its useful life, installation of new sidewalk, upgrading all noncompliant curb ramps to the current ADA standard, improving crossings at intersections, and restoration landscaping.

Project Location:

Longfellow and Larkmoor

Project Information:

Contractor: TBD

Project Manager: Veronica A Newsome

Cost: TBD

Proposed Construction Start date:04/01/2024

2025

Safe Routes to School - PID TBD - Lorain SRTS

Project 2022 Connecting Communities - South Lorain E. 39th Area

Project Description: 

Work includes adding sidewalks along the north side of E 39th St where none exist and repairing broken sidewalks from Broadway to Omaha Ave, adding sidewalks along Clifton Ave from E 39th St to Harriet St, and adding sidewalks at Cityview Park in the City of Lorain. 

Project Location:

East 39th Street and Clifton Ave. (https://gis.cityoflorain.org/portal/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=686b670d95844bb5a0e9ff03480f0e92&extent=-9146306.1139%2C5076274.2353%2C-9145384.6895%2C5076771.076%2C102100)

Project Information:

Contractor: TBD

Project Manager: Veronica A Newsome

Cost: TBD

Proposed Construction Start date:04/01/2025