Welcome to the San Francisco Safe Routes to School (SF-SRTS) website. The SF-SRTS Partnership is funded to work with 15 public elementary schools to promote safe and active walking and biking to school, but the resources on this site are available to anyone interested in creating a healthier and safer environment for students to walk and bike to school.
The Department of Public Health’s Community Health Equity & Promotion Branch is accepting applications for two (2) as-needed, non-benefited position(s) in class 9924 Public Health Aide. These positions will work on activities related to the various community health promotion projects, such as tobacco control and chronic disease prevention. Download the full job description (PDF).
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested individuals must submit a resume and cover letter to Attn: Ms. Michaela Varisto, Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Ave, 5th floor, San Francisco, CA 94102, or via Email:
SF Safe Routes to School Program Goals:
- To increase bicycle, pedestrian, and traffic safety around schools;
- To decrease traffic congestion around schools;
- To reduce childhood obesity by increasing number of children walking and biking to school; and
- To improve air quality, community safety and security, and community involvement around school.
Safe Routes to School goals are achieved through the following strategies: