Browse: Safe Routes to School

Explore case studies, reports, evaluations, and more resources that can help you start a Safe Routes to School program or improve existing programs to get more students walking and bicycling to school safely.

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Webinars

August 4, 2021

On Tuesday, August 4th, from 2-3 pm Eastern, the Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a free webinar:

Safe Routes Back 2 School 2021 Zoom Session #2

August 4, 2021, 2-3 pm Eastern

Fact Sheets

This new resource outlines roles of different partners and opportunities for collaboration. It can be used as a guide in developing a task force or engaging with an existing group of agencies and community partners to support your Safe Routes to School program. 

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

This promotional toolkit can be used to disseminate the report, “One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: COVID-19’s Impact on Youth Physical Activity and Safe Routes to School."

Case Studies

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The Modesto Airport Neighborhood is a suburban community in the Central Valley that had not historically received much in the way of Safe Routes to School investment and attention. 

Model Policies

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This tool is designed to help school board members, administrators, families of students, and community members create and implement district policies that support active transportation and Safe Routes to School programs. 

Websites

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This is a crowdsourced photo library featuring walking and rolling to schools, parks, and around the community in all types of weather - rainy, gusty, snowy, and sunny!

Journal Articles

Key takeaway:

  • Bicycle trains significantly increase children’s cycling to school and overall daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA).