About Safe Routes to School (SR2S):

SR2S is a countywide program offered by the San Mateo County Office of Education. The goal of the program is to encourage and enable school children to walk and roll to school by implementing projects and activities that improve health, well-being, and safety of children and result in less traffic congestions and emissions caused be school related travel.

Walking & Rolling

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Always walk with a parent or buddyAlways wear a helmet when biking, scooting, or skating
Be alert. Look left, right, and left again before crossing an intersectionMake sure your helmet fits properly
Cross at corners or marked crosswalksObey all stop signs and yield to pedestrians
Use pedestrian flags correctlyWhen riding on the street, ride in the same direction as traffic
Use eye contact and hand signals to communicate with driversWhen riding on the sidewalk, ride slowly and watch out for pedestrians
Follow directions from crossing guardsMake eye contact and hand signals to communicated with drivers
Use sidewalks when available

Pedestrian Flag Program:

When walking around our city you will find pedestrian flags to use at popular intersections. Please use them to improve visibility when crossing the street and also leave them behind when finished crossing.

 

 

 

 

 

Special Events:

Keep your eye out for International Walk and Roll to School Day in early October and May. There are prizes and celebrations for those who are able to arrive at school in any method other than a single occupancy vehicle. Check your school newsletters for details and join in the fun.

 

 

 

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Regional bus services offer a great way for students to commute to and from school. Refer to the route maps and timetables below to find which bus is best for you.

Route 61 – Timetable and route map

Route 95 – Timetable and route map

Route 295 – Timetable and route map

For more information regarding fares and rules, refer to the SamTrans Website.

Bus Rules of Conduct
All students are expected to conduct themselves in a safe and respectful manner, so
that every student has access to safe travel by bus. This includes public transportation. Please review these rules of conduct with your student before allowing them to use the bus. Click here for the bus rules.

Pedestrian Route Maps for each school:

Please select a school below for your schools Safe Routes to School (SR2S) preferred route map.

  Arroyo      Arundel     Brittan Acres     Central Middle     Heather

Mariposa    Tierra Linda     White Oaks

 

Idle Free San Carlos:

This year the district is supporting the San Carlos Idle Free Campaign. This campaign encourages drivers to turn off their vehicle when not in motion or waiting to pick someone up. It has been found that congested cars idling create large amounts of CO2 emissions which causes difficulty breathing, aggravated asthma, decreased lung function and other cardiovascular problems. Therefore, to improve air quality around our schools please consider turning off your car if stopping for more than 10 seconds.

SR2S Feedback:

If you have any concerns while commuting to and from school please refer to the SR2S Feedback Form. While we may not be able to solve all the transportation related problems, your feedback helps us understand the needs of our community and communicate them to the right organization.