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OC Step

What is STEP?

STEP (Safe Transportation Education Program) provides select schools in Orange County with FREE resources, activities, and events to encourage families to walk and roll to school safely and more often.

How can my school participate?

To sign your school up to participate in STEP or to learn more, please email Peter Sotherland.

FREE Walk and Roll Resources

Your school does not have to officially sign-up for STEP to be a part of the fun! The FREE resources linked below can help encourage safe walking and rolling to school anywhere!

Peter Sotherland
Active Transportation Coordinator
(714) 560-5386 |

For Teachers

Get your students moving and learning about safe walking and rolling using the distance learning links below. These learning modules were developed by STEP to align with California Department of Education (CDE) Health Education and Physical Education Standards.

For Parents/Caregivers

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Spanish and Vietnamese also available
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OCTA has extended the program that allows youth aged 6 to 18 to ride OC Bus for free to school, after-school activities, jobs and more. Passes are available only through partnering K-12 schools or upon parent request.
STEP is a partnership project between the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA). STEP is funded by a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Active Transportation Planning (ATP) grant.