Browse: Healthy Communities

These resources explore healthy community design and strategies for integrating physical activity into our daily lives.

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Webinars

April 20, 2022

The Safe Routes Partnership is pleased to announce the third and final in the ATP Cycle 6 series of webinars focused on California’s Active Transportation Program: Changes in the ATP Guidelines - Applications and Scoring in Cycle 6.

Fact Sheets

Infrastructure for walking and biking can be seriously expensive. This fact sheet tells the story of two cities’ approach to paying for parks and connections to green space: general obligation bonds. 

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

This report examines how the increased use of navigation systems is directing drivers into sensitive street zones, shifting traffic patterns and behaviors, creating a culture of health that's threatening active transportation, children’s health & safety, and the vitality of streets surrounding our parks, schools, and other community hubs.

Case Studies

Portland has a reputation as being one of the best cities for biking in the country. But while investments over the past several decades have been focused on downtown and affluent close-in neighborhoods, low-income communities and communities of color in the greater Portland region have been historically marginalized and underinvested in.

Model Policies

Policy Package: Model School Siting Policies

This website includes a fact sheet and package of school siting policies for school districts that want to ensure that their school siting decisions support the educational success, physical health, and overall well-being of students and their community. 

Websites

We are pleased to offer the Mobility Justice resource page, which outlines three actions that advocates can take to reimagine how people move through their communities and address the inequities built into our transportation system. 

Journal Articles

This document provides some ideas for how to stay active while practicing safe social distancing, including ways to make your walk more fun, Earth Day themed activities, and safe walking and biking educational resources.