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.

2018    Toolkit

Walking one mile to and from school each day is two-thirds of the recommended daily physical activity for children and youth. This guide will help you create maps of recommended routes for students to walk with their families or in groups.

2017    Report

This report looks at the cost savings and economic benefits of investments in active transportation and Safe Routes to School—including medical cost savings from improving safety, reducing costs of obesity due to increased physical activity, and increases in economic benefits such as increased rents or property values, tourism revenue, and more jobs.

2017    Fact Sheet

In too many neighborhoods, local stores carry no fresh produce or other healthy options, but getting to healthy foods is dangerous and inconvenient due to unsafe walking conditions and lack of access to public transit or private vehicles.

2017    Fact Sheet
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Two infographics break down the history and current structure of federal funding for Safe Routes to School.

2017    Toolkit
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A Toolkit for School Districts and City Leaders

This toolkit contains information on building and sustaining a Safe Routes to School task force, structuring and sustaining a paid Safe Routes to School coordinator position, adopting Safe Routes to School policies, and more.

2017    Report
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This report highlights the potential benefits from closer alignment between Safe Routes to School and Vision Zero, explains how to get involved, and offers examples of what Safe Routes to School advocates can push for in Vision Zero action plans that would improve safety for children.

2017    Fact Sheet
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Pop-up Safe Routes to School projects such as temporary crosswalks, curb extensions, and roundabouts to show how easy it is to make changes that make it safer and more inviting for kids to walk and bicycle to school.

2017    Report
How Safe Routes to School Programs Can Take Action to Protect Kids from Street Harassment

This report provides background on street harassment, discusses some potential approaches to addressing street harassment, and summarizes lessons from these approaches that may be applicable for Safe Routes to School programs.

2017    Fact Sheet
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Spanish translation of Safe Routes to School primer.

2017    Fact Sheet
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Russian translation of Safe Routes to School primer.

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