Safe Routes to School

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Are you a student or parent? Are you a neighbor of a San Pablo school?


We want to make it better to walk, bike or roll to school! 


Complete this survey to let us know how.

Illustration of walking, biking and rolling / Dibujo de caminar e ir en bicicleta o patineta Opens in new window

¡Cuéntenos qué piensa!

¿Eres un estudiante? ¿Es un padre? ¿Es un vecino de una escuela en San Pablo?


¡Queremos mejorar la experiencia de caminar e ir a bici o patineta a la escuela!


¡Complete esta encuesta para contarnos cómo!

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  1. Project Information ENGLISH
  2. Información del Proyecto ESPAÑOL

Project Overview

The City of San Pablo Safe Routes to School Master Plan will identify opportunities to improve the safety and mobility of youth as they walk or bicycle to school.

Safe Routes to School Bike Rodeo Event / Evento del programa de rutas seguras a la escuela

Image 1: Bike rodeo event hosted by the Contra Costa County Safe Routes to School Program.

Key Project Elements

The Project will include the following key elements:

  • “Walk audits” at each of the following schools to identify safety gaps and opportunities
    • Bayview Elementary School
    • Dover Elementary School
    • Downer Elementary School
    • Lake Elementary School
    • Riverside Elementary School
    • Helms Middle School
    • Middle College High School
    • Richmond High School
    • St. Paul’s School
    • Salesian College Preparatory
  • Outreach to students, parents, school staff and other West Contra Costa Unified School District stakeholders through a variety of strategies

Tentative Project Schedule

  • Plan Development: Fall 2020 – Fall 2021
  • Community Outreach: Fall 2020 – Summer 2021

Project Team

  • Project Manager: Sarah Kolarik, Environmental Program Analyst, City of San Pablo
  • Project Design Team: Toole Design and Kittelson & Associates

Project Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project, please contact Sarah Kolarik, at (510) 215-3068 or by email.

Project Funding

The total estimated cost of the Safe Routes to School Master Plan is $225,000.

The project has been made possible through the following funding sources:

  • City Funds: $25,000
  • Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA):
    • Transportation for Livable Communities, Measure J: $200,000CCTA 300
    • The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is a public agency formed by Contra Costa voters in 1988 to manage the County’s transportation sales tax program and to do countywide transportation planning. CCTA is responsible for maintaining and improving the County’s transportation system by planning, funding, and delivering critical transportation infrastructure projects and programs that connect our communities, foster a strong economy, increase sustainability, and safely and efficiently get people where they need to go. CCTA is also the county’s designated Congestion Management Agency (CMA), responsible for putting programs in place to keep traffic levels manageable.

For more information, visit CCTA.