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.

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Safe Routes to School in Small Rural Communities

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. 

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How to Use Your State's Report Card on Walking, Biking, and Physical Activity

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.

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Safe Routes to Healthy Food

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.

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Understanding State Report Card Scores and Grading

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

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Guide to Creating a Walking Route Map

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

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Ideas for Incorporating Walking Into the Workday

This fact sheet includes tips for employers and employees who want to incorporate walking into the workday.

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Walkability Assessment Checklist

Use this checklist to assess the walkability of your route or neighborhood.

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Walking Meetings

Here is a guide to use walking meetings in your workplace to stimulate creativity, boost workplace morale, and provide easy opportunities for physical activity during the workday.

Safe Routes to School by the Numbers

This report offers insights into how newly expanding access to data can assist in improving walking and biking programs, provides an overview of the current state of data access and its limitations, and highlights case studies of communities and organizations using data to make walking and bicycling programs and policies function more effectively.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Safe Routes to School

This infographic highlights the health and community benefits of Safe Routes to School.