2014 - Fact Sheet

Cultivating Support for Safe Routes to School: A Guide to Building Relationships with School Board Members and Superintendents

When children get to and from school by walking or bicycling, there are benefits for their health, physical activity levels, and academic achievement. However, sometimes school board members and superintendents don’t understand why walking and bicycling is relevant to their mission. 

This factsheet provides an overview of why it is important to engage school district leaders, what results those relationships can achieve, and how to go about doing this work.

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Authored by: 
Safe Routes to School National Partnership