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.

2016    Fact Sheet
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Safe Routes to School in Tribal Communities

This brief provides an overview of the unique considerations in implementing Safe Routes to School in tribal communities.

2015    Fact Sheet
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Communities are working on many strategies to make it easier and safer for people to be physically active. One important place for collaboration and advocacy is around making sure that people can safely walk and bicycle to parks – an approach known as safe routes to parks.

2015    Fact Sheet
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This brief profiles four MPOs, each of which used a thoughtful and innovative approach to TAP that was ultimately beneficial to the safety of children and families on the trip to and from school. 

2015    Toolkit
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Facilitator’s Guide to Engaging Middle School Youth

This guide offers practical tools for adult facilitators to support middle school students in the promotion of safe walking, bicycling, and public transit use to and from school. Student-led campaigns can generate enthusiasm and improve the social conditions for a Safe Routes to School program!

2015    Report
At the Intersection of Active Transportation and Equity
Joining Forces to Make Communities Healthier and Fairer

This report explores the complexities of equitable active transportation and the issues that arise at the junction of efforts to advance walking and bicycling and work to increase health, fairness, and opportunity for low-income communities and communities of color. 

2015    Report
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How Safe Routes to School and Community Safety Initiatives Can Overcome Violence and Crime

This report provides a primer for Safe Routes to School professionals looking to address community safety threats that may discourage or endanger students walking or bicycling to school. 

2015    Fact Sheet
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How Data and Maps Can Illuminate Transportation and Equity

This fact sheet is a companion to At the Intersection of Active Transportation and Equity: Joining Forces to Make Communities Healthier and Fairer. 

2015    Fact Sheet
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This fact sheet is a companion to At the Intersection of Active Transportation and Equity: Joining Forces to Make Communities Healthier and Fairer. 

2015    Fact Sheet
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Addressing Violence and Crime in Your Community

This fact sheet is a companion to Taking Back the Streets and Sidewalks: How Safe Routes to School and Community Safety Initiatives Can Overcome Violence and Crime.

2015    Fact Sheet
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In over 17,000 schools around the country, these programs are making it easier and safer for students to be healthy by walking or bicycling to school. 

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