The Cities Counties Schools Partnership is a non-profit 501(c)(3)
corporation dedicated to improving the conditions of children,
families and communities at the local level by promoting and
encouraging coordination, integration and increased efficiency of
local services and joint facilities use among cities, counties
and schools in all California communities.
The partnership is made up of appointed members representing the
California School Boards Association, California State
Association of Counties, and League of California Cities.
This guide explains active transportation and the conditions in a
community that support safe walking and bicycling to schools and
other neighborhood destinations. It offers tools for local
governments to support active transportation. Because
decisions about transportation investments in California occur
across an array of agencies, the guide explains the regional and
state context within which city, county and school leaders can
collaborate to create safer walking and bicycling
Local governments around California are making impressive strides to cooperate with each other to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of delivering government services. While each governmental entity in the state provides unique services to its constituents, the long range and daily operations of governments with similar geographic boundaries intersect in many ways, including:
On Thursday, December 13, 2012, more than 40 leaders
came together to connect on how cities, counties, schools and
SACOG can collaborate to build on the regional safe routes to
school policy and Metropolitan Transportation Plan to realize
common goals for active transportation.