February 2, 2016 10:15 AMCategory: Physical Activity

Advancing Safe Routes to Parks

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                  Green spaces benefit people’s health and well-being, but they must be accessible in order for such positive impacts to come to fruition. The concept of Safe Routes to Parks considers the infrastructure required for a safe, connected system between parks, their access points, and their surrounding […]

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December 1, 2015 9:06 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Explore the Transportation and Health Tool

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The American Public Health Association, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recently released the Transportation and Health Tool. The intersection of transportation and health is an essential component of Plan4Health, with coalitions tackling many of the strategies recommended by the tool. From the Complete Streets work […]

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