2020 - Fact Sheet

Keep Up the Momentum: Sustaining Safe Routes to Parks Efforts

While it may seem illogical to start thinking about how to keep work going when you have just begun, it can be an effective strategy to sustain your Safe Routes to Parks efforts.

Thinking about long-term plans when you first begin a project is an important way to ensure that your processes are organized and create positive community change. To continue work effectively after funding or a defined project period ends, it is important to anticipate what actions you will need to take to keep the work going. This fact sheet explains why planning for sustainability should happen early on in Safe Routes to Parks efforts, details strategies to support sustainability planning, and offers examples of organizations sustaining their Safe Routes to Parks efforts.