Our Publications

The following publications are produced by the National 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 to School National Partnership" in the author field, then select it from the list that appears.

2017    Fact Sheet
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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
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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.

2017    Fact Sheet
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Best Practices and Media Inventory

This fact sheet includes tips and best practices for effective messaging as well as a media inventory of campaigns promoting biking and walking.

2016    Fact Sheet

The Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework provides local governments with evidence- and practice-based guidance on creating safe and equitable access to parks for all people. 

2016    Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help parents, educators, and community members plan and organize a walking school bus using adult volunteers as leaders. 

2016    Fact Sheet
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Challenges and Strategies to Accessing Funding

This infobrief describes state outreach, technical assistance, and partnership approaches that support rural communities and highlights two communities that have successfully used federal funds to improve safety and accessibility for walking and bicycling. 

2016    Fact Sheet
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Making Strides: 2016 State Report Cards

Learn how you can use the report cards to communicate the importance of supportive state policies and highlight ideas for inspiring change in your state.

2016    Fact Sheet
new seasons bike share

This fact sheet explores the benefits of making healthy food accessible by foot, bike, or transit, and highlights examples of how businesses, agencies, and nonprofits are taking action to improve transportation options to healthy food.

2016    Fact Sheet
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Making Strides: 2016 State Report Cards

This fact sheet provides a quick summary of the report cards' scoring structure.

2016    Fact Sheet
mapping guide

This guide provides step-by-step instructions for creating walking route maps using free tools.

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