November 29, 2016 2:08 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Healthline Feature on Urban Planning for Health

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Earlier this month, Healthline shared an article about the role urban planning plays in creating healthier communities. The piece touches upon the historical context of planning for health, includes commentary from individuals benefiting from healthy planning, and highlights the work of APA’s Planning and Community Health Center and Plan4Health. Read the full article here.

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August 18, 2015 7:33 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Upcoming Conferences: APHA, NACTO, and ALR

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Each year the American Public Health Association (APHA), National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), and Active Living Research (ALR) host annual conferences and expositions. And, don’t forget to propose a session, workshop, or discussion for APA’s 2016 National Planning Conference in Phoenix! Submissions are due by August 20. These conferences provide a platform for these organizations to […]

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August 11, 2015 6:19 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Indianapolis Plus $500 Million Equals a More Walkable City

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Indianapolis is taking huge leaps in its efforts to increase infrastructure for walking and biking throughout the city. A recent Next City article, How $500 Million Turned Car-Centric Indianapolis Into a More Walkable City, talks about the city’s success and continuing efforts along with the recent Plan4Health grant provided to Health by Design: And this spring, Health […]

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