Texas Administrative Code
|PART 1||TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION|
|CHAPTER 25||TRAFFIC OPERATIONS|
|SUBCHAPTER I||SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM|
Section 1404 of Public Law 109-59 created a federal Safe Routes to School Program. This subchapter implements this program. The overall purpose of this program is to enhance safety in and around school areas through a comprehensive program designed to improve the bicycle and pedestrian safety of school age children; encourage a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age; enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school; and to facilitate projects and activities that will improve safety and reduce traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution in the vicinity of schools. The Safe Routes to School Program is a competitive program funded through state and federal funds. The sections under this subchapter prescribe the policies and procedures for the implementation of the program.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §25.500 adopted to be effective December 5, 2001, 26 TexReg 9917; amended to be effective July 18, 2002, 27 TexReg 6349; amended to be effective July 20, 2006, 31 TexReg 5668|