Effective 5/14/2019 72-8-109 Safe Routes to School Program. (1) As part of providing for the safety of the state transportation system, the department shall
establish a program that promotes walking and bicycling to school through infrastructure improvements and noninfrastructure efforts such as safety awareness education.
(2) In addition to any federal funds made available to the department for the program, the department may fund the program from money made available to the department by the Legislature and as prioritized by the commission.
(3) The department, in consultation with the State Board of Education, may give priority consideration to a project located in an area of a school that receives funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, 20 U.S.C. Sec. 6301, et seq.
(4) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the department may make rules to implement this section.
Enacted by Chapter 219, 2019 General Session