These tables provide the recommended actions for each school divided by Sub-Area. The tables provide recommendations based on the Five E’s: Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Engineering, and Evalutation, which is noted in the first column. Sub-Areas 1 – 4 are all in the Urban Area while Sub-Area 5 represents Rural Area schools.
Sub-Area 1 includes much of the developed area north of downtown Stevens Point/Center Point Drive and east of the Wisconsin River, and is home to four of the schools inventoried for this study: Stevens Point Area High School (SPASH), Madison Elementary, Pacelli High School, and St. Peter Middle School.
Sub-Area 2 includes the center of Stevens Point east of the Wisconsin River to Iverson Park, from Center Point Drive south to the CN Railroad. Sub-Area 2 includes five of the schools inventoried for this study: Charles F. Fernandez Center for Alternative Learning, Washington, Jefferson, and St. Stephen Elementary, St. Paul Lutheran, and P.J. Jacobs Junior High.
Sub-Area 3 includes areas south of the CN Railroad and within 1/2 mile of Church Street (BUS 51), as well as a small area within 1/2 mile of County Highway HH on the west side of the Wisconsin River in Stevens Point, in addition to the eastern portion of the Village of Whiting. Sub-Area 3 includes four of the schools inventoried for this study: Stevens Point Christian Academy, McKinley School, Ben Franklin Junior High, and McDill Elementary.
Sub-Area 4 includes generally suburban areas within the Village of Plover as well as within Stevens Point east of Interstate 39. Sub-Area 4 includes four of the schools inventoried for this study: Plover-Whiting Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, and St. Bronislava in the Village of Plover, and Bannach Elementary in Stevens Point.
Sub-Area 5 includes generally rural and small communities in Portage County, addressing walking and bicycling conditions to schools in the County’s villages focused on the school sites and the immediate area surrounding the schools. The inventory of pedestrian and bicycle facilities and the assessment of conditions were conducted within a one mile radius of the schools. In villages where schools were located, this meant the entire village population was covered by the data gathering and auditing phase of the SRTS travel plan development.