Browse: Healthy Communities

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

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Webinars

July 15, 2021

On Thursday, July 15th from 2 –3 pm Eastern, Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a free training.

Community Engagement Lessons from the Pandemic: What Should We Keep in Our Toolbox?

Thursday, July 15th from 2 – 3 pm Eastern

Fact Sheets

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This fact sheet outlines how Safe Routes to School and Safe Routes to Parks programming and advocacy can align to achieve shared goals and accomplish even more than each could do separately.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

This promotional toolkit can be used to disseminate the visual storyboard "Why Safe Routes to Parks: Stories, Data, and Resources to Illustrate the Mission."

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

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Key takeaway:

  • Sharing health data with communities can start conversation about inequities and need for change, and metrics selected with a purpose in mind can track progress. Gathering health measurements can be challenging and should incorporate multi-sector partners.