Healthy Communities: Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits
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2015    Report

The report, Obesity and its Relation to Mortality and Morbidity Costs, prepared by Donald Behan and Samuel Cox of the Society of Actuaries, is a review of almost 500 research articles on obesity and its relation to mortality and morbidity, focusing primarily on papers published from January 1980 to June 2009. 

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2015    Report

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2010 published a set of recommendations for improving health through transportation policy. 

At the Intersection of Active Transportation and Equity
2015    Report

This report explores the complexities of equitable active transportation and the issues that arise at the junction of efforts to advance walking and bicycling and work to increase health, fairness, and opportunity for low-income communities and communities of color. 

2015    Toolkit
November 5, 2015

ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment outlines evidence-supported opportunities for enhancing health outcomes in real estate developments. 

2015    Toolkit, Report

This guide is intended to assist residents, parents, and others in getting involved in making communities safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The guide includes facts, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about traffic problems that affect pedestrians and bicyclists and to find ways to help address these problems.

2015    Toolkit, Report

This guide is intended to assist residents, parents, and others in getting involved in making communities safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The guide includes facts, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about traffic problems that affect pedestrians and bicyclists and to find ways to help address these problems.

2014    Report, Case Study

This report provides guidance in working with MPOs and highlights lessons learned in the regions where the Safe Routes Partnership has concentrated efforts through the four-year implementation of the regional network project, which dedicates staff to effect change at the regional level. 

2014    Toolkit

Bikeology is a ready-to-use bicycle-safety curriculum for physical education teachers and recreation specialists working with students in grades 6-12. 

2013    Report, Website
November 5, 2015

This report sets out 10 principles that can be used to approach building healthy communities. The principles in the report will help people live longer, more productive lives, re­duce unhealthy lifestyles, help improve a community’s competitive advantages, and allow developers, investors, local governments, and citizens to prosper.

2013    Report

This easy-to-read special report, released in 2013, is a roadmap for parents, educators, school administrators, and school volunteers to create healthier school environments so the children in their lives are better positioned to learn.