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.

Fact Sheet
Shared Use FAQs

Many questions may arise for communities working on shared use. This resource is desigend to answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

Fact Sheet
Making Our Communities Healthy Through Biking and Walking

This fact sheet provides an overview of how Safe Routes to School programs can help improve health and phsyical activity in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.

Fact Sheet
What is Shared Use?

Across the country, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities do not get enough physical activity. Asian American communities often do not have access to parks, tracks, fields, or affordable gyms. Shared use can help increase physical activity by making places with physical activity opportunities open to the public.

Fact Sheet
Safety and Health for All Ages

As the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S., Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have a key stake in the transformation of American streets. 

Fact Sheet
Shared Use 101

Communities across the country suffer from insufficient physical activity and a lack of access to physical activity opportunities. Shared use can be a simple solution to increase physical activity in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.

How States are Adapting to a New Legislative Framework

Two years ago, Congress made major modifications to the federal Safe Routes to School program. While those changes are still being rolled out by state departments of transportation, it is time to examine how different states have adapted to those changes and how the changes have impacted the availability of Safe Routes to School funds. 

Fact Sheet
Creating Healthier Communities through the Shared Use of Hospitals

Learn how hospitals can play a role in implementing this strategy to address the community’s physical activity and nutrition needs.

Fact Sheet
Making Our Communities Healthy Through Bicycling and Walking

The number of children who bicycle or walk to school in the United States has plummeted, due to a combination of concerns about safety, access, and a lack of infrastructure, particularly in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.

Fact Sheet, Case Study
Integrating Safe Walking and Bicycling to School into Comprehensive Planning

This fact sheet illustrates how to include walking and biking into comprehensive plans. 

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.