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.

Building Blocks: A Guide to Starting and Growing a Safe Routes to School Program

Safe Routes to School is a great way to help students be healthy and have fun on the way to school. This toolkit will help you kick off a new Safe Routes to School program or strengthen your existing one.

Paso a Paso

Esta guía le sirve a proveer una descripción clara de cómo planificar y organizar un autobús caminante escolar usando voluntarios adultos como líderes.

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Safe Routes to Parks Infographic

Everyone deserves safe and easy access to parks, but not all communities have that opportunity. This infographic highlights the features and steps to creating Safe Routes to Parks.

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Mensajes clave y puntos de discusión

Key messages and talking points for Safe Routes to School translated into Spanish.

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Keep Up the Pace: Next Steps After Conducting a Walk Audit

Walk audits are a great tool to engage community members and gather information for community planning and traffic safety projects. But a walk audit is just the first step! This factsheet helps you figure out how to use the results of your walk audit to make your streets safer and more comfortable for people getting around on foot.

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Complete Streets and Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Complete Streets policies, together with bicycle and pedestrian plans, are two key tolls used by cities and counties to support community visions and goals for walking and bicycling and health.

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Effective Messaging for Promoting Walking and Biking

We’ve updated our guide to effectively communicating about walking and biking with a new section focused on equity language and framing.

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Equity in Safe Routes to Parks

This series of fact sheets offers ideas and examples of strategies to advance equity in every stage of the Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework.

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School District Policies

One important way to strengthen your Safe Routes to School program is by passing a Safe Routes to School district policy. 

California's Active Transportation Program

This guide will help California communities understand the process of applying to the Active Transportation Program, with our recommendations for how to plan for, draft and submit your application.