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Design 4 Active Sacramento Coalition

Design 4 Active Sacramento (D4AS) brings together professional engineers, planners and public health professionals to create communities that are conducive to safely walking, biking and living through active design. D4AS seeks to change the way design and health professionals work together with the goal of creating communities built for health.


Learn more about our impact:

Success story: April 2017                              Success story: October 2016                         Fact sheet: April 2016

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walking man logo       D4AS Team     Board of Sups recognition 10-27-15


Coalition Partners 

Walk Sacramento
California Chapter of the American Planning Association
Sacramento Valley Section of the American Planning Association
California Public Health Association – North
Sacramento Chapter of the Urban Land Institute
Sacramento County Office of Sustainability
The Institute for Local Government
The Echelon Transportation Group
The Sacramento Tree Foundation
La Familia Counseling Center
The City of Citrus Heights
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
The County of Sacramento Department of Public Health

Local, State, and National Recognition

Technical Assistance Offered through Plan4Health

  • Education to staff, appointed, and elected officials on advancing healthy communities
  • Policy review and development
  • Consultation with developers to advance Active Design
  • Outreach and education with community members around healthy communities
  • Grant writing assistance
  • Health Impact Assessments
  • Convenings of public health and planning departments to discuss shared resources
  • Support at public hearings for healthy communities initiatives

Please contact Kirin Kumar at WALKSacramento with any questions about this project

916-446-9255

kkumar@walksacramento.org