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Active Transportation in Urban Areas

Source: National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health
The aim of this document is to provide Canadian policy makers, transportation engineers and urban planners with an overview of the potential health benefits and risks of active transportation.
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State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2010

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The 2010 State Indicator Report provides information on physical activity behavior and policy and environmental supports within each state.
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Pedestrian Safety Guidelines

Source: Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO)
The primary goal of these guidelines is to offer recommendations on how to enhance the pedestrian safety within the CAMPO area.
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Cool Pedestrian Environments

This website is a resource for pedestrian planning, design, and safety documents, and includes web links to other resources.
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CDC Transportation Recommendations

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
These policy recommendations include promoting active transportation options, such as walking and bicycling, for improving health and quality of life.
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Physical Activity and Children and Adolescents

Source: Georgetown University Maternal and Child Health Library
This resource outlines high-quality resources that analyze data, describe public health campaigns and other promotion programs, and report on research aimed at identifying strategies for increasing physical activity.
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Get Fit on Route 66

Source: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Convert your physical activity minutes to miles as you take a virtual journey down this legendary highway.
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Step Up to Better Health

Source: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
A motivating 10 week walking program designed to boost daily activity.
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Bicycling and Walking in the US 2010 Benchmarking Report

Source: Alliance for Biking & Walking
The Benchmarking Project is an on-going effort to collect and analyze data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities.
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Active Design Guidelines

Source: NYC Department of Design and Construction
Provides architects and urban designers with a manual of strategies for creating healthier buildings, streets and urban spaces, based on the latest academic research and best practices in the field.
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