Media Center

Find out more about the issues, initiatives and developments of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and the Safe Routes to School movement through the latest news sources, publications and research. As a member of the media, info is below on how to contact us on any of the following top stories. 

Top Stories

Safe Routes to School State Network Project leverages federal transportation dollars to increase physical activity for children with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Thousands of Students, Parents and Community Members at More Than 3,800 Schools Across the Country Celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 9, 2013

California Celebrates Victory for Safe Routes to School Funding With Establishment of New Active Transportation Program

Voices for Healthy Kids: Active Places Initiative In Partnership With the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Heart Association Aims to Reverse Childhood Obesity by 2015

How to Contact Us

Journalists who would like to contact us for interviews or other inquiries should contact Margaux Mennesson at (503) 313-6400 or email For California-specific events and inquiries, please contact Deb Hubsmith at (415) 454-7430 or email More details and a complete staff listing can be found on our contact us page.

Quick Facts

Looking for more information on Safe Routes to School and its benefits? Check out our quick facts section, which includes cited research!

Safe Routes to School Around the Country

Safe Routes to School news around the country keeps growing! Here’s a sampling of the latest in local and state Safe Routes to School program news.

Our Press Releases and Coverage

View press releases that have been issued by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.