Healthy Communities: Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits
2013    Report, Website
November 5, 2015

This report sets out 10 principles that can be used to approach building healthy communities. The principles in the report will help people live longer, more productive lives, re­duce unhealthy lifestyles, help improve a community’s competitive advantages, and allow developers, investors, local governments, and citizens to prosper.

2013    Report

This easy-to-read special report, released in 2013, is a roadmap for parents, educators, school administrators, and school volunteers to create healthier school environments so the children in their lives are better positioned to learn.

2012    Toolkit, Video, Laws and Policies

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has developed videos and training resources on bicyle and pedestrian safety for law enforcement. 

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2010    Report

In 2010 and 2011, the 20 state networks engaged more than 600 partner organizations and agencies in policy priorities based upon the following policy categories:

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2010    Report, Case Study

This report describes the strategies, partners, successes and lessons learned from the Safe Routes to School state network project in 20 states during 2010.

Report

This mid-course report examines the research literature and provides recommendations for increasing physical activity levels of American youth across five key settings:  Schools, Preschool and Childcare, Community, Home, and Healthcare.

Report

This brief provides an overview of the burden of violence and state strategies to prevent and reduce violence within the context of the social determinants of health—where adolescents live, learn and play.

Report

This report shows that physical activity among adults and high school students is higher in some states than others. Overall, most states have environmental and policy strategies in place that encourage physical activity. 

Toolkit, Report

This document provides a list of resources, steps and processes for creating healthy food and physical activity environments.

Toolkit, Report

This document provides a list of resources, steps and processes for creating healthy food and physical activity environments.