Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed humps, pedestrian center crossing islands, roundabouts, etc.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Scientifically Supported"
Establish time-limited, subsidized, paid job opportunities to provide a bridge to unsubsidized employment
Place severely and chronically delinquent youth in foster families that are trained in structured behavior management and connected to TFCO program staff; formerly called Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care
Require all motorcycle operators and passengers to wear a helmet; laws are established statewide and may also include mopeds and scooters
Provide pre-kindergarten (pre-K) education to all 4-year-olds, regardless of family income
Create financial incentives or remove financial disincentives to affect consumer choices and incentivize provision of cost efficient health care services
Arrange active transportation with a fixed route, designated stops, and pick up times when children can walk to school with adult chaperones
Use educational, environmental, and behavioral strategies to improve food choices and physical activity opportunities in worksite settings, also called workplace health programs
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.