Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs enable community leaders, schools and parents across the United States to improve safety and encourage more children to safely walk and bicycle to school. Programs are working to reduce traffic congestion and improve health and the environment, making communities more livable for everyone. Since 2002, Westchester County has sponsored half-day SRTS workshops in various communitites. If you are intererested in learning about these workshops, sign-up to be on our e-mail list or schedule a presentation with Westchester County staff.
Complete Streets/Walkable Communities programs work to improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists in order to encourage more walking and bicycling. Since 2002, Westchester County has sponsored several half-day workshops in various communities. Sign-up to receive information by e-mail.
The Mid-Hudson South Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan for Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Counties, completed in 2001, maps an expanded regional network of multi-use off-road paths, hiking trails and bike routes totaling over 350 miles. The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council's (NYMTC) Regional Transportation Plan 2014-2040 contains the current "priority projects" identified for implementation. Go to Regional Transportation Plan Appendix which lists bicycle and pedestrian plans for the NYMTC region.