About New Jersey’s Safe Routes to
School and NJ
The New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program is a statewide initiative with a mission to partner with schools and communities to prioritize and implement opportunities for people to walk, bike, or travel by other low-speed wheeled devices. By focusing on improvements to support active travel by youth, we believe we can create conditions that are safe, healthy, equitable, and appealing for all. The New Jersey Safe Routes Resource Center at Rutgers University (saferoutesnj.org), supported by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, conducts research, training, and provides technical assistance to communities, partner organizations, and champions throughout New Jersey. The New Jersey Crossing Guards Resources and Training Program (njcrossingguards.org) compiles research and tools to support school crossing guards and traffic safety officers who supervise crossing guards. The Crossing Guard program is supported by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety through funds provided by the Federal Highway Administration. For more information, visit saferoutesnj.org.