Healthy Development

Five young friends with bicycles scooters and skateboard outdoorThere are several land use planning and development programs, policies, and organizations that support or complement Safe Routes to School efforts.

Schools and Their Communities

  • Center for Cities and Schools: Conducts research, provides education and facilitates collaborative policy making between local governments and school districts to help improve urban and metropolitan communities and public education.
  • Joint Use Task Force: Promotes the communal sharing of indoor and outdoor recreational spaces with model policies, best practices, and success stories.

Promoting Physical Activity

Integrating Health Into Planning