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    Fact Sheet
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This infographic highlights the health and community benefits of Safe Routes to School.

2016    Report
State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities

Physical activity is a fundamental building block for good health, and states have a crucial role in promoting it. States’ actions are essential – enacting laws and policies to support active, healthy lifestyles, devoting staff and planning efforts to physical activity, and ensuring adequate funding for walking, bicycling, and physical activity.

2016    Webinar

This webinar discusses the opportunities and challenges to advancing Safe Routes to School in tribal communities.

2016    Fact Sheet

This factsheet helps communities understand how to use the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) to support healthy community design and active transportation.

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

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

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.