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Creating Walkable Communities

Source: Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Bicycle Federation of America, Campaign to Make America Walkable
This report is designed to serve as a tool for local governments and concerned citizens in the Kansas City region. It presents guidelines, suggestions, and techniques on how to make communities more walkable and pedestrian-
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Getting to Smart Growth II: 100 More Policies for Implementation

Source: International City/County Management Association
This is the second part of the "Getting to Smart Growth" guide.
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Getting to Smart Growth: 100 More Policies for Implementation

Source: International City/County Management Association
This guide is the fourth primer in a series written and distributed by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Smart Growth Network.
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Pedestrian- and Transit-Friendly Design

Source: Florida Department of Transportation and American Planning Association
A quick guide to pedestrian needs that must be considered during development. Attention is given to the placement of parks, buildings, transit stops, and sidewalks that create a network to connect these amenities.
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Cómo Alcanzar el Desarrollo Inteligente: 100 Políticas Para Su Implementación

Source: International City/County Management Association
This Spanish-language guide is the fourth primer in a series created to introduce communities to the benefits of "smart growth."
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The Impact of Community Design and Land-Use Choices on Public Health

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This report describes 37 questions that resulted from a workshop on the relationship between the built environment and physical and mental health. The full text may be obtained from PubMed Central at the link below.
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Recreational Trails Program

Source: Coalition for Recreational Trails
The Coalition for Recreational Trails with the Federal Highway Administration, developed a database of State trail projects that had received funding from the Recreational Trails Program since the program'
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Cómo Alcanzar el Desarrollo Inteligente, II: 100 Políticas Adicionales Para Su Implementación

Source: International City/County Management Association
This is the Spanish-language version of the second part of the "Getting to Smart Growth" guide.
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FITTING PLACES: How the Built Environment Affects Active Living and Active Transportation.

Source: Go for Green
This discussion paper is intended to provide an introduction to how the design of cities and town influences the behavior of the people who live in them.
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Walkable Communities: Twelve Steps for an Effective Program

Source: Florida Department of Transportation
This document provides a 12 step program for community members to help create a walkable community in which to live.
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