2021 - Fact Sheet

Prioritize and Partner Up to Pay for Safe Routes to Parks Infrastructure

This factsheet offers strategies to move existing funding toward improving safe and equitable park access and the partnerships that can help facilitate both funding and implementation.

When it comes to creating safe, connected streets and sidewalks, having enough money to build safer facilities is one of the biggest barriers. If new sources of funding specifically for safety and access improvements are not in the cards, there are still options for moving existing funding toward equitable park access and safety projects as well as opportunities to partner with efforts that align with Safe Routes to Parks goals.