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Designing to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Source: Active Living Research
This research summary gives a synopsis of the current state of peer-reviewed research into what environmental factors may be related to young people's eating and physical activity patterns.
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Ice, snow and slippery sidewalks: For many seniors, winter is "hip season"

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
This article focuses on hazardous winter walking conditions and the effect they have on the senior population.
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Highway Safety Needs of U.S. Hispanic Communities: Issues and Strategies

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This report discusses the highway safety needs of Hispanic communities.
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Spanish-language Bicycle Safety Poster

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This poster promotes bicycle safety in Spanish.
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A Citizen's Guide to Transportation Decisionmaking

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This guide is intended to help community members understand how transportation decisions are made at the local, state, and national levels.
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Bilingual Bicyclist Safety Flyer

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
These posters promote bicycle safety in English and Spanish by encouraging cyclists to ride the same direction as traffic.
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Active Living Research Briefing

Source: Active Living Research
This summary is an overview of peer-reviewed research from health, transportation, and recreation literature about active living and activity-friendly environments.
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Bilingual Bicycle Safety Brochure

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure urges bicyclists to keep right, wear a helmet, use reflectors, and to obey traffic laws, in both English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Brochure: Caution

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure promotes pedestrian safety both in English and Spanish.
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National Safety Council Partnership for a Walkable America

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Institute for Transportation Engineers, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
This site provides links to the International Walk to School website, a Walkability Checklist, and the ITE Pedestrian Project Awards.
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