Establish a framework to increase walking and biking trails and improve connectivity of non-auto paths and trails in a particular area
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Diet and Exercise", "Some Evidence", and "Create opportunities for active living"
Provide chances for kids and adolescents to be active and play sports at various skill levels via structured or unstructured after- and before- school athletic activities
Increase recreational green space through new parks or open spaces, renovation or enhancement of under-used recreation areas, rehabilitation of vacant lots, brownfields, etc.
Assign homework or extra credit activities for physical education (PE) or health classes that require students to be physically active outside of school
Provide physical infrastructure (e.g., bike parking or showers), educational or social support (e.g., walking groups), and financial incentives that support active commuting
Create contracts that support community access to existing facilities (e.g., schools, churches, etc.) before or after business hours; also called joint use, open use, or community use agreements