Our Publications

The following publications are produced by the Safe Routes Partnership for use in advancing Safe Routes to School, active transportation, and shared use in all communities. To search for a publication on a specific topic, use the advanced search tool and start typing in "Safe Routes Partnership" in the author field, then select it from the list that appears.

2020    Report
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2019 National Program Assessment Report

This report provides an overview of the state of Safe Routes to School programming in the United States and a high-level assessment of challenges, innovations, and opportunities for Safe Routes to School programs. 

2019    Model Policy
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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. 

2019    Fact Sheet

Safe Routes to School improves sidewalks and street crossings and creates safe, convenient, and fun opportunities for children to bicycle and walk to and from school. The CDC has recognized Safe Routes to School as one of a handful of programs that are cost-effective and show significant population health impacts within five years.

2019    Fact Sheet, Report
The Nuts and Bolts of Regional Transportation Agencies

This report provides an introduction to MPOs for those who want to better understand regional planning and how to influence it to benefit health, active transportation, and equity.

2019    Toolkit
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Making sure that community members can travel safely by foot, bus, or bike to get to where they need to go is an essential part of a healthy community. As a result, it is important that the concept of Vision Zero be fully implemented in every part of District of Columbia.

2019    Fact Sheet
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Evaluation is a critical step to help programs assess the impact and effectiveness of your efforts to improve safe and equitable access to parks.

2019    Fact Sheet, Report
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This report provides an overview of beneficial approaches taken by MPOs to advance health, support walking and biking, and create more equitable communities.

2019    Fact Sheet
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Community engagement is most effective when residents are involved in ongoing, collaborative efforts to improve walking, biking, and access to parks.

2019    Fact Sheet, Case Study
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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.

2019    Fact Sheet, Case Study
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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. 

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