(1) The Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Transportation Safety Committee, shall establish a safe routes to schools program to assist communities in identifying and reducing barriers and hazards to children walking or bicycling to and from school.
(2) The department may provide the following kinds of assistance:
(b) Technical services and advice;
(c) Public information and education; and
(d) Evaluation and measurement of community programs.
(3) If the department awards grants under this section:
(a) The department shall award grants for all of the following:
(B) Engineering; and
(b) No one grant is required to include moneys for all the components specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection; and
(c) The department shall adopt rules specifying criteria that will be used in awarding grants.
(4) A city, county or school district that has developed or is preparing to develop a plan described in ORS 195.115 to reduce barriers and hazards to children walking or bicycling to and from school may apply to the department for assistance in developing or carrying out the plan. [2005 c.484 §2]Section: Previous 184.715 184.720 184.725 184.727 184.730 184.733 184.740 184.741 184.750 184.755 184.757 184.759 184.760 184.765 184.767 Next
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