Safe Routes to School

Elk Grove Unified School District

Safe Routes to School

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Another Successful Walk & Roll to School Day in the Books!

Many EGUSD schools celebrated Walk and Roll to School on October 2, 2019. David Reese Elementary School had Good Day Sacramento, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and other organizations on campus participating in the morning activities! Media Coverage at this link.

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EGPD Partners with EGUSD to Keep Crosswalks Safe on Halloween

This year, Elk Grove Police Department (EGPD) selected Halloween, Wednesday, October 31st, to run their annual “Operation Crosswalk” event. The initiative aims to increase awareness of pedestrian safety at school arrival and dismissal times by stationing EGPD officers in the major crosswalks at all 20 of Elk Grove’s elementary school sites. Thank you officers! Watch […]

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Walk & Roll to School Day 2018 Brings EGUSD Communities Outside

All over the district, EGUSD students and their families walked and rolled to school on October 10th in celebration of National Walk to School Day! Thanks to all the staff, administrators, volunteers and parents who made this active commute safe and fun. The celebration doesn’t have to end here. Walk & Roll to School Day […]

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“Operation Crosswalk” Reminds Drivers and Walkers to Take Care in School Zones

This morning, 19 elementary schools in the City of Elk Grove had extra help during student drop-off. Part of Operation Crosswalk, the Elk Grove Police Department helped students cross streets safely and informed drivers of safety laws near crosswalks. The goal today was to spread awareness. We thank our police officers for spending their morning patrolling crosswalks […]

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Hundreds of Students Participate in Walk to School Day 2017

Hundreds of students participated in International Walk & Bike to School Day on October 4th, 2017. At Mary Tsukamoto Elementary, Dinger from the Sacramento River Cats cheered on the students as they walked on campus. #InElkGrove, Councilmember Darren Suen walked with Joseph Sims Elementary School students. And, at John Ehrhardt Elementary School, Assemblymember Jim Cooper participated in the initiative! In total, 37 […]

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Students, Parents at Anatolia-Area Schools Chalk it Up to Safety

On Friday, September 29th, in preparation for annual Walk to School Day, students and parents joined forces at McGarvey and Sunrise Elementary schools to spread the word about pedestrian safety. Literally! With supplies donated by the 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association, they used colorful spray-paint chalk and stencils to mark safe routes for walking to […]

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Bike Club Starts at Sunrise Elementary After School

The 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association (TMA) and the EGUSD Safe Routes to School program are partnering to bring a new 10-week “bike club” to Sunrise Elementary in Rancho Cordova. Open to 5th and 6th grade students, “Project Bike Smart” is based on a curriculum developed by the North Natomas TMA and teaches students bicycle […]

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EGPD and EGUSD Partner for “Operation Crosswalk”

  Thank you to the Elk Grove Police Department for helping students cross the street safely at 19 elementary schools! Officers reminded both drivers and pedestrians of good tips when traveling within school zones. EGPD plans to hold “Operation Crosswalk” several more times this school year!   Remember: Safety around our EGUSD school sites is everyone’s […]

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Maeola Beitzel Teams Up with Sac Republic FC for Bike to School Day

Sacramento Republic FC player Derek Foran greeted students at Maeola Beitzel Elementary School this morning to celebrate Bike to School Day. Almost 100 students biked or “rolled” to school – four times as many as on a regular school day. Way to go Bobcats!  

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EGUSD Elementary Schools to Celebrate Bike to School Day

May 4th is Bike to School Day!…and May is National Bike Month across the country. Students and families are encouraged to “roll” to school — on bikes, scooters, skateboards — to try an active commute. Several EGUSD elementary schools will celebrate or have already held events including Edna Batey, Maeola Beitzel, Elitha Donner, Ellen Feickert, Florin, Anna […]

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