Resources to promote your Safe Routes to School program to the community.

  • CDC Healthy Places: Transportation Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolkit - The toolkit provides a framework for public health departments, city planners, project managers, and other stakeholders to conduct HIAs on proposed transportation projects, plans, and policies.
  • Safe Routes to School Presentation - The National Center for Safe Routes to School developed this PowerPoint presentation as a tool to promote safe walking and bicycling to school and to give an overview of the basics of Safe Routes to School.
  • Why Safe Routes Matters (video) -The National Center for Safe Routes to School has developed a promotional video to highlight the reasons "Why Safe Routes to School Matter." The video highlights why the United States has seen a decrease in walking and bicycling to school, the consequences of this decrease and the ways Safe Routes to School are a part of the solution.

Tip Sheets

Webinars on Bicycling

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership offers webinars on how to increase bicycling in your community. Visit the Partnership's website to see what new webinars are offered. Listed below are five examples.

Walking School Bus Online Training

Created by the National Center for Safe Routes to School in partnership with PedNet Coalition – a national leader in developing Walking School Bus programs – this training seeks to highlight important planning tips and strategies for planning a walking school bus program. Participants will gain an understanding of how to prepare, build momentum and launch a walking school bus program, including identifying community partners, and securing program funding.

Walking School Bus: A Community Solution- Every Body Walk, a campaign to get America Walking, has created a video to help communites start walking school buses. Every Body Walk has brought in medical experts to offer advice on getting started. In the video, Every Body Walk met up with walking groups to inspire ideas to bring walking to the community and tracked down success stories to prove that walking really can improve your overall health.