2024 Safe Routes to School National Conference

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2024 Safe Routes to School National Conference
Safe, Healthy, and JOYful: The Possibilities of our Movement

You’ve been asking for it -- and we are so excited to announce that for the first time since 2019, Safe Routes Partnership is hosting an in-person Safe Routes to School National Conference!

The 2024 Safe Routes to School National Conference will be held in Fort Collins, Colorado at the Fort Collins Hilton from October 22-24, 2024. Save the date and prepare to connect with fellow active transportation, public health, and Safe Routes champions from across the country. The Safe Routes to School National Conference will be a fantastic opportunity to network, share best practices, and explore the vibrant city of Fort Collins, a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Community!

The Safe Routes Partnership wishes to extend our sincere thanks to our conference presenting sponsor, the Colorado Department of Transportation. 

Stay tuned for further conference details in the coming months. If you're not subscribed to our e-newsletter, sign up here to stay informed. Meanwhile, make sure to mark your calendar for this event and plan to participate in the conference while considering a delightful trip to Fort Collins with friends and/or family.

Call for Proposals - Deadline Extended! (Due March 25 – 11:59pm PT)

Proposals will be accepted for panels, presentations, hands-on workshops or trainings, round table discussions, and other formats. Proposals can focus specifically on Safe Routes to School and/or the broader field of active transportation. As we craft a conference program that elevates innovation and inspires attendees to action, we have developed five programmatic themes to guide proposal development and submission. The themes are:

  • Implementing Safe Routes to School with Equity at the Forefront
  • Sustaining the Journey: Equitable Funding, Policy, and Planning
  • Pathways to the Future: Technology, Data, and Innovation
  • Safe Routes Everywhere
  • Uncharted Routes: Creative Solutions

Session Proposal Applications

Check out the official application form for proposals- This online form will be the only way to submit your application. Review, share, and collaborate to prepare your proposal with the PDF version. Download here.

Become a Conference Sponsor

This year's summit will deliver content critical to the advancement of Safe Routes to School programs nationwide to nearly 500 attendees.  Pledge your support for this important work by serving as a summit sponsor! A summit sponsorship is a great way to actively engage with the Safe Routes to School community and other mission partners. Explore our sponsorship levels.

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