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.

State Network Policy Successes

In 2010 and 2011, the 20 state networks engaged more than 600 partner organizations and agencies in policy priorities based upon the following policy categories:

Toolkit, Case Study
Implementing Safe Routes to School in Low-Income Schools and Communities:

The Safe Routes Partnership has developed a Low-Income Guide for assisting volunteers and professionals with implementing Safe Routes to School in low-income schools and communities. 

Report, Case Study
The Second Wave:

This report describes the strategies, partners, successes and lessons learned from the Safe Routes to School state network project in 20 states during 2010.

Safe Routes to School 2009 Policy Report

This report gives some background information on Safe Routes to School and details challenges and opportunities in program implementation. 

Evaluation, Report, Case Study
2007 Safe Routes to School: State of the States Report

This report serves as an educational piece for Congressional members on the progress of Safe Routes to School. The report includes an executive summary, successes of the federal SRTS program, lessons learned, challenges, funding information, and recommendations for the future of SRTS.

Evaluation, Report
2008 Safe Routes to School: State of the States Report

This is an updated version of the State of the States report.

Establishing a Safe Routes to School State Network: A 10-Step Guide

This report describes a process that can be used in any state to bring together diverse partners, create a SRTS State Network, and initiate policy changes that will make it safer and easier for children to be able to walk and bicycle to schools.

Safe Routes to School Evaluation Handbook

This resource provides a compilation of tools developed for the Safe Routes 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.

Safe Routes to School State Network Project – 2007 Annual Progress Report:

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

Evaluation, Report, Case Study
Safe Routes to School State Network Project:

The Safe Routes 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.