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.

2016    Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help parents, educators, and community members plan and organize a walking school bus using adult volunteers as leaders. 

2016    Fact Sheet
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Challenges and Strategies to Accessing Funding

This infobrief describes state outreach, technical assistance, and partnership approaches that support rural communities and highlights two communities that have successfully used federal funds to improve safety and accessibility for walking and bicycling. 

2016    Fact Sheet
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Making Strides: 2016 State Report Cards

Learn how you can use the report cards to communicate the importance of supportive state policies and highlight ideas for inspiring change in your state.

2016    Fact Sheet
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This fact sheet explores the benefits of making healthy food accessible by foot, bike, or transit, and highlights examples of how businesses, agencies, and nonprofits are taking action to improve transportation options to healthy food.

2016    Fact Sheet
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Making Strides: 2016 State Report Cards

This fact sheet provides a quick summary of the report cards' scoring structure.

2016    Fact Sheet
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This guide provides step-by-step instructions for creating walking route maps using free tools.

2016    Fact Sheet
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This fact sheet includes tips for employers and employees who want to incorporate walking into the workday.

2016    Fact Sheet

Use this checklist to assess the walkability of your route or neighborhood.

2016    Fact Sheet
What Are They and How Do We Use Them?

Here is a guide to use walking meetings in your workplace to stimulate creativity, boost workplace morale, and provide easy opportunities for physical activity during the workday.

2016    Report
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Using Data to Foster Walking and Biking to School

This report offers insights into how newly expanding access to data can assist in improving walking and biking programs, provides an overview of the current state of data access and its limitations, and highlights case studies of communities and organizations using data to make walking and bicycling programs and policies function more effectively.

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