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
School Board Members and the Shared Use of School Facilities

School boards have a crucial role to play in supporting shared use in school districts. This two page brief includes suggestions for shared use advocates working with school boards to advance shared use.

Research
School Board Members and the Shared Use of School Facilities

School boards have a crucial role to play in supporting shared use in school districts. 

Research
School Principals and the Shared Use of School Facilities

Principals can play a key role in championing shared use in their school systems. Principals are responsible for supporting the academic success of their students, and also for acting as a liaison to parents and the community. 

Fact Sheet
Creating Healthier Communities through the Shared Use of Hospitals

Communities across the country are addressing chronic disease through a variety of innovative healthy eating and active living strategies. 

Fact Sheet, Research
Shared Use: Increasing Access to Physical Activity Opportunities

Childhood obesity has more than tripled in children and adolescents in the past 30 years. 

Research
Superintendents and the Shared Use of School Facilities

Superintendents can serve a critical role in supporting shared use. 

Fact Sheet
Uso Compartido: Aumentar el Acceso a la Actividad Fisica

Uso Compartido: Aumentar el Acceso a la Actividad Fisica

Fact Sheet
Uso Compartido:

Las escuelas se encuentran en una zona céntrica y tienen gimnasios, parques infantiles, campos deportivos, canchas, pistas y otras instalaciones de recreo que podrían permitir a los residentes que sean más activos físicamente. Las escuelas y sus instalaciones de recreo tendrían que estar disponibles, fuera del horario escolar, para el uso comunitario.

Fact Sheet
Using Safe Routes to School to Combat the Threat of Violence

In some communities, the danger of violence and crime discourages children from walking to school and keeps people off the street, limiting physical activity and restricting errands and trips. Using a framework known as the “Six E’s,” we identify specific kinds of actions that can combat violence and support Safe Routes to School.

Fact Sheet
Shared Use:

This resource presents an overview of the opportunties and challenges for advancing shared use agreements and offers examples of shared use in urban, suburban, and rural settings.