Currently chaired by Denver Public Health, the coalition held its first meeting in October 2007 and established the vision and goals of the program.
Safe Routes to Schools Information
The coalition’s vision: To ensure every child in Denver can walk and bike to school safely.
The coalition’s goal: To establish a Denver Safe Routes to School Strategic Plan.
The CSO Division’s supervision team represents the department at this coalition’s quarterly meetings.
The Denver Safe Routes 2 School Coalition consists of many partners including several departments of Denver Public Schools, The Mayor’s Office for Education and Children, Denver Office of Aging, Department of Environmental Health, Denver Public Works, Community Planning and Development, Denver City Council, Denver Public Health, Safe Kids Metro Denver, Denver Fire Department, Denver Police Department, Colorado Department of Transportation, State Representatives, Neighborhood Associations, and a number of private and public organizations. The Coalition serves as a centralized point for information sharing.