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.

Evaluation

This resource provides a compilation of tools developed for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership's Local School Project and other projects to help in creating a user-friendly quantitative and qualitative framework, data collection tools, and a data collection plan. It includes a parent survey in English and Spanish.

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Building Diverse Partnerships and Action Plans

In May 2007, the Safe Routes to School National Partnership launched a three-year Safe Routes to School (SRTS) State Network Project to leverage resources in nine states and the District of Columbia.

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2008 Annual Progress Report – Building Momentum and Policy Change

This report provides an update on major State Network Project accomplishments in 2008, lessons learned, state summaries, and the Local School Project.

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Final Report, 2007-2009, Making Change Through Partners and Policies

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership launched the State Network Project in 2007 to influence state-level Safe Routes to School implementation and to leverage additional resources and build a supportive environment through other state-level policies. 

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Steps to a Greener Future

This report indicates how Safe Routes to School is reducing carbon emissions and air pollutants. 

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Improves the Built Environment

This report focuses on case studies describing how ten states (California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia) are awarding their SRTS federal funds to support improved infrastructure such as sidewalks, bike lanes, pathways, improved intersections, traffic calming, and more. 

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Leads to Greater Collaboration with Public Health and School Officials

This report demonstrates how Safe Routes to School is a collaborative effort involving multiple organizations, including state Departments of Education and state Departments of Public Health. 

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Increases Physical Activity and Improves Health

This report indicates how Safe Routes to School is being institutionalized at select schools, and providing a mechanism to improve student and school health. 

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State Networks Create Policy Changes

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is implementing the State Network Project to ensure program success and leverage resources by creating SRTS State Networks in nine states and the District of Columbia. The following report outlines how State Networks can create policy change.

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A Catalyst for Building Partnerships and Leveraging Resources

This report showcases how SRTS programs are resulting in the implementation of infrastructure improvements that close gaps in the non-motorized transportation network. Click here to read more about the four communities that were showcased – Avondale, AZ; Bozeman, MT; Knoxville, TN; and Miami, FL.

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