May 26, 2016 8:16 PMCategory: Physical Activity

St. Louis Plan4Health Spreads to Chicago

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  Trailnet, the St. Louis Plan4Health coalition, was selected to provide active transportation input and guidance on a project in Chicago. The Active Transportation Alliance is a non-profit organization working to improve conditions for bicycling, walking and transit in the Chicago region. Trailnet will be taking the traffic calming model they developed through Plan4Health and spreading […]

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April 18, 2016 1:55 PMCategory: Physical Activity

An Active Transportation Plan and Complete Streets Policy in Bensenville, Illinois

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In Bensenville, Illinois, a suburb about 17 miles outside of Chicago, a coalition of planning and public health professionals leveraged the Plan4Health grant funds to implement an Active Transportation Plan and Complete Streets policy. Members of the coalition had been working for years to incorporate an active transportation component into the village’s comprehensive plan — […]

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September 2, 2015 7:24 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Building a Healthy Community with B-Well Bensenville

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Plan4Health’s initiative in Bensenville, Illinois is committed to increasing physical activity opportunities for residents — making this village just outside of Chicago a destination for walkers and bicyclists! Launched in May 2014, the B-Well Bensenville coalition works to connect residents to healthy activities and to integrate planning and public health strategies. During the initial months of […]

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