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

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September 30, 2020

Mobility options that include walking, cycling, and transit are essential, especially for older adults who rely on these to get to critical destinations in their daily lives.

Fact Sheets

The Safe Routes Partnership has released its first-ever statewide assessment of Colorado Safe Routes to School programs as part of a new report, “Safe Routes to School Programs in Colorado: 2020 Statewide Program Assessment Report.”

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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The Modesto Airport Neighborhood is a suburban community in the Central Valley that had not historically received much in the way of Safe Routes to School investment and attention. 

Model Policies

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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

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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

Key takeaway:

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