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.

2019    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains one way to fund active transportation improvements: bonds. It covers what bonds are, how they can be used to pay for active transportation infrastructure, and provides advice for advocates interested in using this method to pay for active transportation.


The city of Salem, Oregon has increasingly recognized the important role of biking and walking as a way of getting around the city.

2019    Case Study

Portland has a reputation as being one of the best cities for biking in the country. But while investments over the past several decades have been focused on downtown and affluent close-in neighborhoods, low-income communities and communities of color in the greater Portland region have been historically marginalized and underinvested in.

2019    Fact Sheet

No one should have to risk their life walking alongside fast moving traffic or spend two hours on the bus just to get to the grocery store. 

2019    Webinar
This webinar provides an in-depth look at how to incorporate equity into Safe Routes to Parks efforts. 
2019    Report
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This report provides an overview of the key role that active transportation financing can play in developing healthy communities.

2019    Toolkit

Safe Routes to School is a great way to help students be healthy and have fun on the way to school. This toolkit will help you kick off a new Safe Routes to School program or strengthen your existing one.

2018    Toolkit
Como empezar un autobús caminante escolar en su escuela

Esta guía le sirve a proveer una descripción clara de cómo planificar y organizar un autobús caminante escolar usando voluntarios adultos como líderes.

2018    Fact Sheet

Everyone deserves safe and easy access to parks, but not all communities have that opportunity. This infographic highlights the features and steps to creating Safe Routes to Parks.

2018    Fact Sheet

Key messages and talking points for Safe Routes to School translated into Spanish.