Establish roads that avoid built-up areas such as towns, cities, or commercial/business districts
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Housing and Transit" and "Government "
Introduce or expand transportation options that are available to the public and run on a scheduled timetable (e.g., buses, trains, ferries, rapid transit, etc.)
Prevent radon from entering occupied buildings and reduce existing indoor air radon levels via soil depressurization, home or room pressurization, heat recovery ventilation, etc.
Transition families and individuals experiencing homelessness into permanent housing quickly, often with supports such as short-term financial assistance, case management, landlord negotiations, etc.
Establish transportation services for areas with low population densities using publicly funded buses and vans on a set schedule, dial-a-ride transit, volunteer ridesharing, etc.
Promote walking and biking to school through education, incentives, and environmental changes; often called SRTS
Provide permanent, basic rental housing with social services available onsite or by referral, usually for low income families, seniors, and people with disabilities
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed humps, pedestrian center crossing islands, roundabouts, etc.
Provide assistance to low income families to make their homes more energy efficient and to permanently reduce their energy bills
Use zoning regulations to address aesthetics and safety of the physical environment, street continuity and connectivity, residential density and proximity to businesses, schools, and recreation, etc.