Healthy Communities: Fact Sheets
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2020    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet outlines how Safe Routes to School and Safe Routes to Parks programming and advocacy can align to achieve shared goals and accomplish even more than each could do separately.

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2020    Fact Sheet

Incorporating Safe Routes to Parks priorities into Complete Streets policies can help shape daily operations and funding decisions, drastically increasing the likelihood of sustainable funding and consistent implementation. 

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2020    Fact Sheet

Data can seem boring, hard to work with, and even intimidating. But if we know what to do with it, data can be the power booster that Safe Routes to Parks efforts need to make changes for safer, more equitable park access.

2020    Fact Sheet

While it may seem illogical to start thinking about how to keep work going when you have just begun, it can be an effective strategy to sustain your Safe Routes to Parks efforts.

2020    Fact Sheet

One way to commit to Safe Routes to Parks and spell out some clear next steps is by creating a strong standalone Safe Routes to Parks policy.

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2020    Fact Sheet

Community advocates can help bring plans to life. While there are many ways that neighbors and residents can help to improve safe, equitable park access, this fact sheet provides four examples of how community advocates can participate in the implementation of Safe Routes to Parks efforts and highlights stories of advocates using these strategies.

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2020    Fact Sheet

This factsheet offers a snapshot of a tool to help park advocates engage stakeholders and gather data in support of safe, equitable park access: Health Impact Assessments.

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2019    Fact Sheet

Evaluation is a critical step to help programs assess the impact and effectiveness of your efforts to improve safe and equitable access to parks.

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2019    Fact Sheet

Community engagement is most effective when residents are involved in ongoing, collaborative efforts to improve walking, biking, and access to parks.

2019    Fact Sheet

No one should have to risk their life walking alongside fast moving traffic or spend two hours on the bus just to get to the grocery store.