Browse: Healthy Communities

These resources explore healthy community design and strategies for integrating physical activity into our daily lives.

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Webinars

Making Strides 2022: A Look at Our State Report Cards on Walking, Biking, and Active Communities

Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, July 14 at 1 pm ET.

Fact Sheets

Actionable Public Health Strategies to Boost Community Well-Being with Safe Routes to Parks

Communities are healthier when people can use and access parks and green spaces. This resource provides actionable strategies and inspiring examples for public health agencies to take an active role in their communities’ Safe Routes to Parks efforts.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

Let the Good Vibes Flow: Staying Active and Connected Through Community Walk & Roll Programs

Check out this new publication, Let the Good Vibes Flow: Staying Active and Connected Through Community Walk & Roll Programs, inspired by Healthy Savannah’s community health and wellness initiative.

Case Studies

Equity and Safety in Portland’s Regional Transportation Plan

Portland has a reputation as being one of the best cities for biking in the country. But while investments over the past several decades have been focused on downtown and affluent close-in neighborhoods, low-income communities and communities of color in the greater Portland region have been historically marginalized and underinvested in.

Model Policies

Complete Streets Policy Analysis 2010

This report documents the growth of Complete Streets policy adoption and provides a standard analysis of the content of more than 200 written policies adopted before January 1, 2011, highlighting policies that come closest to incorporating ten key policy elements. 

Websites

Healthier Generations

Kohl’s and Healthier Generation are helping families prioritize healthy living and create home environments where everyone can thrive. 

Journal Articles

Family Resources for Staying Active During COVID-19

This document provides some ideas for how to stay active while practicing safe social distancing, including ways to make your walk more fun, Earth Day themed activities, and safe walking and biking educational resources.