Safe Routes to School: Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits
2017    Report

This report looks at the cost savings and economic benefits of investments in active transportation and Safe Routes to School—including medical cost savings from improving safety, reducing costs of obesity due to increased physical activity, and increases in economic benefits such as increased rents or property values, tourism revenue, and more jobs.

2017    Toolkit

The Bus Stop and Walk (BSW) program drops students a safe and walkable distance from school, allowing them to walk in with the goal of improving physical and mental health, increasing academic performance and building community by dropping students within a walkable distance to school.

2017    Toolkit, Website

The Minnesota Safe Routes to School program has partnered with AAA Minnesota-Iowa to offer an online training for school safety patrollers in Minnesota. 

2017    Toolkit, Website

An online training for adult school crossing guards in Minnesota. 

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2017    Toolkit

This toolkit contains information on building and sustaining a Safe Routes to School task force, structuring and sustaining a paid Safe Routes to School coordinator position, adopting Safe Routes to School policies, and more.

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2017    Report

This report highlights the potential benefits from closer alignment between Safe Routes to School and Vision Zero, explains how to get involved, and offers examples of what Safe Routes to School advocates can push for in Vision Zero action plans that would improve safety for children.

2017    Report

This report provides background on street harassment, discusses some potential approaches to addressing street harassment, and summarizes lessons from these approaches that may be applicable for Safe Routes to School programs.

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2017    Toolkit, Report

The Regional Safe Routes to School Framework and its associated maps are posted below!

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2017    Toolkit, Report

The Regional Safe Routes to School Framework and its associated maps are posted below!

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.