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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Safe Routes to School Planning Grant Awarded

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The City of Emporia has been awarded a Kansas Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School Planning Grant. This grant is a collaborative effort between the City of Emporia, USD 253, and the Emporia-Lyon County Multi-Use-Path Planning (MUPP) Board. 

The KDOT grant will fund plan creation for design of Safe Routes to School for all area elementary schools and the Emporia Middle School. The plan funded by the grant will involve analysis of existing conditions, public outreach, and identification of potential infrastructure and non-infrastructure solutions to help children walk, bike, and roll safely, comfortably, and enjoyably to school. 

For questions, please contact the City of Emporia Engineering Department at 620-343-4260 or email the Engineering Department Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

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