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

Federal Funding for Local Park Access

Federal funding for local park, trail, and active transportation projects can be transformative for a community! This fact sheet profiles several
federal funding sources that have the potential to support infrastructure improvements that increase access to everyday destinations, especially parks and greenspace.

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

Policy Package

This website includes a fact sheet and package of school siting policies for school districts that want to ensure that their school siting decisions support the educational success, physical health, and overall well-being of students and their community. 

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.