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.

2017    Fact Sheet

Two infographics break down the history and current structure of federal funding for Safe Routes to School.

2017    Toolkit
A Toolkit for School Districts and City Leaders

This toolkit contains information on building and sustaining a Safe Routes to School task force, structuring and sustaining a paid Safe Routes to School coordinator position, adopting Safe Routes to School policies, and more.

2017    Report

This report highlights the potential benefits from closer alignment between Safe Routes to School and Vision Zero, explains how to get involved, and offers examples of what Safe Routes to School advocates can push for in Vision Zero action plans that would improve safety for children.

2017    Fact Sheet
installing paint lines

Pop-up Safe Routes to School projects such as temporary crosswalks, curb extensions, and roundabouts to show how easy it is to make changes that make it safer and more inviting for kids to walk and bicycle to school.

2017    Report
How Safe Routes to School Programs Can Take Action to Protect Kids from Street Harassment

This report provides background on street harassment, discusses some potential approaches to addressing street harassment, and summarizes lessons from these approaches that may be applicable for Safe Routes to School programs.

2017    Fact Sheet

Spanish translation of Safe Routes to School primer.

2017    Fact Sheet

Russian translation of Safe Routes to School primer.

2017    Case Study

These new resources tell the stories of state- and local-level campaign wins for active transportation funding, Safe Routes to School, Complete Streets, shared use, and environmental justice policies. 

2017    Fact Sheet
Using Public Transportation to Connect Neighborhoods and Grocery Stores

Traveling outside the neighborhood for food access can be complicated without a car. This two-page fact sheet describes why public transit matters for food access and strategies for improving healthy food access.

2017    Fact Sheet
credit: Flint MTA

This fact sheet outlines the role of transit agencies in improving food access, offers examples from transit agencies across the country, and shares solutions that will allow transit agencies to create or strengthen the connection between neighborhoods and grocery stores.