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Partner Programs

Minnesota SRTS would not be possible without the support and hard work of partners across Minnesota. Here is a list of partners supporting the resource center and working on SRTS across the state:

Minnesota Department of Transportation

MnDOT has supported SRTS since 2006 and offers grants and statewide programs to communities.

Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota

Since 2013 BikeMN has offered the Walk! Bike! Fun! bicycle and pedestrian safety curriculum to schools across Minnesota.

Minnesota Department of Health

MDH supports safe routes to school through the Statewide Health Improvement Program. SHIP focuses on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition and reducing the number of people who use tobacco or are exposed to it.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota Center for Prevention

BCBS MN Center for Prevention started organizing the SRTS Network call in 2009 and has been involved in growing the program ever since.

Steering Committee Partners

The following organizations serve on the MnDOT SRTS steering committee. Recent committee highlights include finishing the SRTS strategic plan and helping launch the MN SRTS Resource Center.

  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Anoka - Hennepin Schools
  • Bicycle Alliance of MN
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN
  • City of Mankato
  • Department of Public Safety
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Fond du Lac Reservation
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Minnesota Department of Education
  • Minnesota Department of Education/Health
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • MN Safety Council
  • MnDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Section
  • MnDOT District 1- Northeast MN
  • MnDOT District 3- North Central MN
  • MnDOT Office of Traffic Safety and Technology
  • MnDOT State Aid
  • Pollution Control Agency
  • Public Health Law Center
  • Red Pine Elementary School
  • St. Cloud Area Planning Organization
  • Minnesota Department of Education
  • Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission

Planning Partners

Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Regional Development Organizations, and Area Transportation Partnerships work with local public health and MnDOT on SRTS programs and planning in their regions. Learn more at the Minnesota Depatment of Transportation Planning Partners webpage.

Local Public Health

Local Public Health Statewide Health Improvement coordinators can work on active living strategies that support walking and biking to school in their communities. Learn more at the Minnesota Department of Health Local Public Health webpage.

Our Supporting Partners