Funding: The Safe Routes to School Program, a federally-funded program created under Section 1404 of the 2005 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
Type of Improvement: Bioretention system
Benefit of Improvement: Removes pollutants from the stormwater runoff before it travels down stream
Additional Information: The SRTS (Safe Routes To School) project included construction of sidewalks, curb & gutter, and drainage inlets in addition to the bioretention system. The final update letter to residents in the project area explains in detail the way the bioretention system works.