Browse: Safe Routes to School

Explore case studies, reports, evaluations, and more resources that can help you start a Safe Routes to School program or improve existing programs to get more students walking and bicycling to school safely.

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Webinars

E is for Evaluation: Using Data to Tell Your Safe Routes Story

On Tuesday, October 25th from 11 am - 12 pm MT, the Colorado Department of Transportation is hosting a free webinar presented by the Safe Routes Partnership

Fact Sheets

Making Strides: 2022 State Report Cards

The 2022 Making Strides state report cards evaluate each state on key areas for state action to promote and support physical activity. This sheet provides a quick summary of the report cards’ scoring structure, including the indicators and possible points in each of the core topic areas and an example report card showing the different components.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

Making Strides: 2022 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities

We've developed state report cards which provide a snapshot of how supportive each state is of walking, bicycling, rolling, and active kids and communities.

Case Studies

At the Intersection of Environmental Justice and Safe Routes to School in Muscoy, CA

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

Safe Routes to School District Policy Workbook

This tool is designed to help school board members, administrators, families of students, and community members create and implement district policies that support active transportation and Safe Routes to School programs. 

Websites

Oregon Safe Routes to Schools: Video Resources

Below are videos to help coordinators, parents and educators teach the skills necessary for everyone to be safe and confident road users.

Journal Articles

Bicycle Trains, Cycling, and Physical Activity: A Pilot Cluster RCT

Key takeaway:

  • Bicycle trains significantly increase children’s cycling to school and overall daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA).