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B-Well Bensenville Plan4Health Coalition

The B-Well Bensenville Project (Illinois) has worked to address physical inactivity, with a focus on the needs of low-income and Hispanic residents — the city’s most vulnerable populations. Efforts have included short-term solutions like raising awareness about new physical activity opportunities within the community and longer-term policy and environmental changes to increase physical activity levels in the community.

“The APA project has allowed coalition members the opportunity to learn about policy and environmental changes related to Complete Streets and Active Transportation. Once the project is complete, all of Bensenville’s future planning decisions will include considerations for health-a huge success for the Village and its residents.”
– Becky McFarland, DuPage County Health Department.


Learn more about our impact:

Success Story: April 2016                            Success Story: September 2015                          Mini-webinar                                                                     Obesity in Dupage County
Bensenville series 2                                     Bensenville                                                  bwell mini                              bensenville infographic

Project Presentation: August 2015                                          Bike Brochure                      Bike Brochure (SP)                Bike Safety Quiz                                 Active Transportation Plan
bensenville pres                                    Bwell Bike brochure                                 spanish bwell bike brochure                                     bike safety quiz                                       Bensenville active transportation plan


Podcast: Listen to APA member and leadership team member Victoria Benham to learn more about the work being done in the Village of Bensenville.

 

Active Transportation – two minute promo (English)

 

Active Transportation – 30 second commercial (English)

 

Complete Streets – two minute promo (English)

Active Transportation – two minute promo-video Spanish)

 

Active Transportation – 30 second commercial (Spanish)

 

Complete Streets – two minute promo video (Spanish)

 

 


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Coalition Members:

active tans     dupage county hd            league          bsd       ilpha