Safe Routes to School


Since 2008, the Crim Fitness Foundation has partnered with the Michigan Fitness Foundation to improve safety for kids walking and biking to and from school through the Michigan Safe Routes to School program.


  • Advocate/seek funding for better sidewalks and crosswalks
  • Advocate/seek funding for improved lighting
  • Traffic calming
  • Install signage near schools
  • Pedestrian education
  • Bicycle education & events
  • Crossing guard support
  • School safety patrols
  • Youth engagement in urban planning
  • Youth lead creative storytelling
  • Ongoing advocacy at the local, state and federal level for Flint kids!

Major Events

  • Walk to School Day
  • Bike to School Day

Safe Routes to School Sites

  • Brownell-Holmes STEM Academy
  • Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary
  • Doyle Ryder Elementary
  • Freeman Elementary
  • Potter Elementary
  • Pierce Elementary
  • Eisenhower Elementary
  • Neithercut Elementary
  • Northwestern High School
  • Southwestern High School


Theresa Roach
Advocacy & Engagement Manager

Cade Surface
Safe Routes to School Coordinator

Symantha Foreman
Active Living Coordinator – LISC AmeriCorps
810-515-8820 Ext. 1042



Thank you to our funders!