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.

2018    Fact Sheet

Key messages and talking points for Safe Routes to School translated into Spanish.

2018    Fact Sheet

Walk audits are a great tool to engage community members and gather information for community planning and traffic safety projects. But a walk audit is just the first step! This factsheet helps you figure out how to use the results of your walk audit to make your streets safer and more comfortable for people getting around on foot.

2018    Fact Sheet, Report
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Key Tools for Supporting Healthy, Active Communities

Complete Streets policies, together with bicycle and pedestrian plans, are two key tolls used by cities and counties to support community visions and goals for walking and bicycling and health.

2018    Fact Sheet
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Best Practices and Equity Framing

We’ve updated our guide to effectively communicating about walking and biking with a new section focused on equity language and framing.

2018    Fact Sheet
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This series of fact sheets offers ideas and examples of strategies to advance equity in every stage of the Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework.

2018    Fact Sheet
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Promoting Safe Routes to School Through Policy

One important way to strengthen your Safe Routes to School program is by passing a Safe Routes to School district policy. 

2018    Toolkit

This guide will help California communities understand the process of applying to the Active Transportation Program, with our recommendations for how to plan for, draft and submit your application.

2018    Case Study
How Poorly Planned Industrial Zoning Threatens Children's Health and Safety

In this case study, we explore how economic growth and poor land use planning are contributing to the decline in community health for the Inland Valley, especially for low-income people and communities of color in the region.

2018    Toolkit
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A Resource Guide for Improving Physical Activity Opportunities in Your Community

Shared use is a tool that property owners can use to fill a need in their community for recreational facilities and increase opportunities for physical activity. This guide covers two types of promotion: promoting your shared use space to program providers and promoting the activities and programs to community members.

2018    Fact Sheet
Planning Your Program in 4 Easy Steps!

When kids walk to school, they improve their health, gain independence and confidence, and arrive at school ready to learn. A Walk to School Day event is a simple starting place for getting students started safely walking to school, and introducing schools, families, and community groups to Safe Routes to School.

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