Browse: Active Transportation

These resources are designed to help you and your community support walking, bicycling, and safe routes to transit for people of all ages and abilities. Topics include securing funding to support active transportation goals, advancing Complete Streets policies, supporting equitable Vision Zero policies, incorporating active transportation into comprehensive plans, and more.

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Webinars

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April 22, 2021

On Thursday, April 22nd, from 1 pm - 2 pm ET, the Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a free webinar: Where’s the Money? Funding Your Active Transportation Project.

Fact Sheets

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This fact sheet explores some of the more popular methods local governments are using to generate funds for active transportation.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

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We’ve developed state report cards which provide a snapshot of how supportive each state is of walking, bicycling, and physical activity for children and adults as of 2020.

Case Studies

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Grassroots organizing takes root as community members and advocates in Muscoy, CA worked together to achieve wins for walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School.

Model Policies

NPLAN has surveyed existing law, conducted extensive legal research, and consulted with legal and policy experts to create these model laws (local ordinances and state statutes) and local and state/regional resolutions (which may be easier to pass, but are not binding) for Complete Streets.

Websites

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This is a crowdsourced photo library featuring walking and rolling to schools, parks, and around the community in all types of weather - rainy, gusty, snowy, and sunny!

Journal Articles

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Key takeaway:

  • A comprehensive approach to bicycle safety incorporates bicycle education in addition to road engineering.