Safe Routes to School Resources

Webinars

A Year in Review: 2022 Community Engagement Highlights

On Wednesday, December 14th from 11 am to noon Mountain, the Colorado Department of Transportation is hosting a free webinar presented by the Safe Routes Partnership.

Fact Sheets

Defining and Prioritizing High-Need Communities in the Transportation Alternatives Program

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law made many positive changes to the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), including a new requirement that states define high-need communities and prioritize them in TAP project selection. Use this factsheet to see how states currently define high-need communities as part of their TAP application process and the variety of opportunities states can use to prioritize and support them.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

Making Strides: 2022 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities - Promotional Toolkit

This promotional toolkit can be used to disseminate the report, “Making Strides: 2022 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities.”

Case Studies

At the Intersection of Environmental Justice and Safe Routes to School in Muscoy, CA

Grassroots organizing takes root as community members and advocates in Muscoy, CA worked together to achieve wins for walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School.

Model Policies

Safe Routes to School District Policy Workbook

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

Oregon Safe Routes to Schools: Video Resources

Below are videos to help coordinators, parents and educators teach the skills necessary for everyone to be safe and confident road users.

Journal Articles

Bicycle Trains, Cycling, and Physical Activity: A Pilot Cluster RCT

Key takeaway:

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