Accommodate or provide dedicated space for bicyclists via bicycle paths, lanes, cycle tracks or protected bike lanes, etc.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety" and "Some Evidence"
Match disadvantaged or at-risk youth with volunteer mentors in school or community settings
Impose penalties on adults for a child’s unsupervised access to firearms or violation of safe firearm storage requirements
Require checks of a broad set of disqualifying criteria (e.g., misdemeanor convictions, domestic violence restraining orders, and juvenile convictions) prior to handgun purchase
Detect and intervene in potentially violent situations, educate and mobilize communities, and connect high-risk individuals to services; formerly called Chicago CeaseFire
Assesses past or present experience of intimate partner violence among female patients in health care settings and provides follow-ups such as counseling or referrals for services
Use helmets to absorb, dissipate, and reduce impact forces to an athlete’s head and brain during collisions or falls
Support use of in-vehicle devices that alert novice drivers when they have high g-force events (e.g., rapid acceleration, braking, or turning) and allow families to review driving performance later
Establish roads that avoid built-up areas such as towns, cities, or commercial/business districts
Adopt regulations that address the safety of playground environment, equipment, and materials, as well as adult supervision