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Safe Routes to School: Helping Communities Save Lives and Dollars


The research and stories of local impact in this report demonstrate the potential for Safe Routes to School initiatives to ameliorate local challenges and costs.

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Community Design, Physical Activity, School, Traffic Safety, Transportation Planning


Institutional Author:

Safe Routes to School National Partnership





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