Safe Routes to School Resources

Webinars

Engaging and Including Students with Disabilities in Safe Routes Programs

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
2pm – 3pm ET

Join us for our final Walk, Ride, and Roll webinar of the school year! This session will explore strategies and best practices for engaging and including students with disabilities in Safe Routes programs. Our expert panelists will share how they lead and participate in inclusive programs, how they partner with local champions, and how other Safe Routes practitioners can make their programs more inclusive and accessible.

Fact Sheets

Action Steps for Champions to Boost Your State’s Score – New Opportunities from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

This resource provides recommendations for how champions and stakeholders who care about their state’s support for active transportation and physical activity, can emphasize new opportunities within the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to influence decision-makers in their state to strengthen state policies and practices for improving walking and rolling and raise their state report card scores.  
 

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

Memory Framing Tool for Environmental and Mobility Justice

This tool was developed to support people who are interested in a simple, structured approach to identifying the environmental and mobility-related characteristics of a
place, recording this information, and using this data to inform next steps. This tool was designed to support people who are experts of the place where they live, work,
or play.

Case Studies

Bringing Safe Routes to School to the Modesto Airport Neighborhood

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

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).