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.

2015    Fact Sheet
A Review of the Research

The rate of childhood obesity has increased four-fold over the past forty years, leading to serious health risks for children. 

2015    Report
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Writing the Next Chapter of its Transportation Legacy

The report considers the state of walking and bicycling infrastructure in North Carolina, citing inequitable safety statistics for non-motorized transportation and focusing on state funding levels that fall far below what is needed for bicycle and pedestrian improvements or what is promised through state-level policy.

2014    Evaluation, Report, Case Study
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Building a Culture of Health Through Active Transportation

This report is an account of positive changes that occur when broad groups of stakeholders work together on behalf of our children.  Community groups and individuals helped galvanize the call for these changes, demonstrating broad support for active transportation.  

2014    Report, Case Study
A compilation of Lessons Learned from the Regional Network Project

This report provides guidance in working with MPOs and highlights lessons learned in the regions where the Safe Routes Partnership has concentrated efforts through the four-year implementation of the regional network project, which dedicates staff to effect change at the regional level. 

2014    Fact Sheet

Many questions may arise for communities working on shared use. This resource is desigend to answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

2014    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of how Safe Routes to School programs can help improve health and phsyical activity in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.

2014    Fact Sheet
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Supporting Health in Asian America, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

Across the country, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities do not get enough physical activity. Asian American communities often do not have access to parks, tracks, fields, or affordable gyms. Shared use can help increase physical activity by making places with physical activity opportunities open to the public.

2014    Fact Sheet
Safe Routes to School in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

As the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S., Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have a key stake in the transformation of American streets. 

2014    Fact Sheet
The Nuts & Bolts of Improving Health through Shared Use in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

Communities across the country suffer from insufficient physical activity and a lack of access to physical activity opportunities. Shared use can be a simple solution to increase physical activity in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.

2014    Report
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Two years ago, Congress made major modifications to the federal Safe Routes to School program. While those changes are still being rolled out by state departments of transportation, it is time to examine how different states have adapted to those changes and how the changes have impacted the availability of Safe Routes to School funds.