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.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Housing and Transit"
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, veterans, or people with disabilities
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed humps, pedestrian center crossing islands, roundabouts, etc.
Arrange active transportation with a fixed route, designated stops, and pick up times when children can walk to school with adult chaperones
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.