2021 - Fact Sheet

Defining Roles and Partnerships for Safe Routes to School

This new resource outlines roles of different partners and opportunities for collaboration. It can be used as a guide in developing a task force or engaging with an existing group of agencies and community partners to support your Safe Routes to School program. 

Every community has different priorities, but it is always helpful to work together to achieve shared goals. There are a handful of key players that can directly help with and benefit from collaboration on Safe Routes to School. A Safe Routes to School task force is a group of community members who work to support and implement a Safe Routes to School program at the school, city, or district level. A task force’s core purpose is to pull everyone together who cares about Safe Routes to School and is essential to helping students walk and bicycle safely to school.