Browse: Active Transportation

These resources are designed to help you and your community support walking, bicycling, and safe routes to transit for people of all ages and abilities. Topics include securing funding to support active transportation goals, advancing Complete Streets policies, supporting equitable Vision Zero policies, incorporating active transportation into comprehensive plans, and more.

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Webinars

USDOT’s Safe Streets for All Program - Opportunities for California Communities

We are pleased to announce our next California webinar on Wednesday, May 31st at 11 am: USDOT’s Safe Streets for All Program - Opportunities for California Communities!  This webinar will serve as an introduction to Safe Streets for All (SS4A), a new federal program created by 2021’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. SS4A offers both Planning and Demonstration Grants, and Implementation Grants: the former can set up your community well for the latter, or an Active Transportation Program infrastructure project.

Fact Sheets

An Advocacy Guide to Repealing Harmful Traffic Laws: Setting Up Your Policy Campaign for Success

This guide offers strategies for repealing traffic laws related to walking and biking that are racially enforced for advocates and organizations considering starting policy campaigns. 

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

Taking On Traffic Laws: A How-To Guide for Decriminalizing Mobility

Check out the new publication Taking on Traffic Laws: A How-To Guide for Decriminalizing Mobility, a collaborative effort between the Safe Routes Partnership and BikeWalkKC!

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

Model State Statute on Complete Streets

More than 100 jurisdictions at the state, local, and regional levels have adopted Complete Streets policies. NPLAN has surveyed existing law, conducted extensive legal research, and consulted with legal and policy experts to create these model laws for Complete Streets.

Websites

California Walks: Recursos Comunitarios en Español

El Diccionario de la Calle es un glosario de terminos del transporte activo desarrollado a lo largo de una década trabajando con hispanohablantes monolingües en todo el estado. 

Journal Articles

Prevent Pedestrian Crashes

Highlights common types of collisions between young pedestrians and motorists.