ORS 184.741¹
Safe routes to schools program
  • rules

(1) The Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Transportation Safety Committee, shall establish a safe routes to schools program to assist communities in identifying and reducing barriers and hazards to children walking or bicycling to and from school.

(2) The department may provide the following kinds of assistance:

(a) Grants;

(b) Technical services and advice;

(c) Public information and education; and

(d) Evaluation and measurement of community programs.

(3) If the department awards grants under this section:

(a) The department shall award grants for all of the following:

(A) Education;

(B) Engineering; and

(C) Enforcement;

(b) No one grant is required to include moneys for all the components specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection; and

(c) The department shall adopt rules specifying criteria that will be used in awarding grants.

(4) A city, county or school district that has developed or is preparing to develop a plan described in ORS 195.115 (Reducing barriers for pedestrian and bicycle access to schools) to reduce barriers and hazards to children walking or bicycling to and from school may apply to the department for assistance in developing or carrying out the plan. [2005 c.484 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 184—Administrative Services and Transportation Departments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors184.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information