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.

2020    Toolkit
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Supporting and Empowering Teen Leaders in Vision Zero

This toolkit provides tips and strategies for effectively engaging young people in Vision Zero, including ideas for integration into SRTS programming, general principles of youth engagement, and more.

2020    Fact Sheet

While it may seem illogical to start thinking about how to keep work going when you have just begun, it can be an effective strategy to sustain your Safe Routes to Parks efforts.

2020    Fact Sheet

One way to commit to Safe Routes to Parks and spell out some clear next steps is by creating a strong standalone Safe Routes to Parks policy.

2020    Website, Video
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This is a crowdsourced photo library featuring walking and rolling to schools, parks, and around the community in all types of weather - rainy, gusty, snowy, and sunny!

2020    Fact Sheet
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A Tool to Focus on the Health Effects of Park Access

This factsheet offers a snapshot of a tool to help park advocates engage stakeholders and gather data in support of safe, equitable park access: Health Impact Assessments.

2020    Fact Sheet
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How Advocates Can Support the Implementation of Safe Routes to Parks

Community advocates can help bring plans to life. While there are many ways that neighbors and residents can help to improve safe, equitable park access, this fact sheet provides four examples of how community advocates can participate in the implementation of Safe Routes to Parks efforts and highlights stories of advocates using these strategies.

2020    Report
Connecting Active Transportation to Healthy Food Access

Whether people are shopping at a supermarket or corner store, getting food from a food pantry, eating at a local restaurant, or picking up produce at a farmers market or community garden, everyone needs a safe and reliable way to get to the places where they obtain foods.

2020    Report
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2019 National Program Assessment Report

This report provides an overview of the state of Safe Routes to School programming in the United States and a high-level assessment of challenges, innovations, and opportunities for Safe Routes to School programs. 

2019    Model Policy
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This tool is designed to help school board members, administrators, families of students, and community members create and implement district policies that support active transportation and Safe Routes to School programs. 

2019    Fact Sheet

Safe Routes to School improves sidewalks and street crossings and creates safe, convenient, and fun opportunities for children to bicycle and walk to and from school. The CDC has recognized Safe Routes to School as one of a handful of programs that are cost-effective and show significant population health impacts within five years.

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