Municipalities and schools (public, private, or charter) will be recognized for their commitment and support of the Safe Routes to School program. Safe Routes to School Regional Coordinators can assist with nominations or municipalities and schools can self-nominate themselves. Recipients will be presented with a certificate or award depending on the level of recognition as well as listing and promotion on the NJ SRTS website and possibly other local media facilitated by SRTS Regional Coordinators.
Here is some helpful information regarding the SRTS Recognition Program:
- NJSRTS Recognition Program Flyers – For Schools (PDF), For Municipalities (PDF)
- Information needed for Online Nomination (PDF)
- FAQs for SRTS Recognition Program (PDF)
- Presentation on SRTS Recognition Program (PDF)
- Check out our webinar about the SRTS Recognition Program
- Take the First Step and fill out the Online Nomination/Application Form!
- Deadline is January 31st each year!
|Level||School Achievements||Municipality Achievements|
The NJ Safe Routes to School Recognition Program for schools also earns points toward certification for Sustainable Jersey for Schools!
For more information and to apply for certification to Sustainable Jersey for Schools, go to www.sustainablejerseyschools.com to visit their website.
Municipalities can also earn points for NJ SRTS Recognition Program and toward Sustainable Jersey!
Earn points for SRTS Recognition Program AND Sustainable Jersey for Schools!
|Two SRTS events and one active transportation best practice toward Bronze recognition||10 points toward Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety and Promotion Initiative action|
|School Travel Plan toward Gold recognition||10 points for school toward School Travel Plan for Walking and Biking action|
|Show ongoing support from School Green Team toward Gold recognition||Establishing a School Green Team is required for registering for SJ for Schools|
|Show ongoing support from School Wellness Council from Gold recognition||10 points for School Wellness Council action|
Earn points for SRTS Recognition Program AND Sustainable Jersey for Municipalities!
|SRTS events toward Bronze level recognition||10 points for municipality toward Safe Routes to School|
|Adopt Complete Streets Policy toward Gold level recognition||10 points for municipality toward the Adopt Complete Streets action|
Not a school or municipality? Become a friend of the New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program by completing a Friends of the Program enrollment form and agreeing to support, promote, and encourage SRTS programs.