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Pedestrian Safety Handbook (Chinese)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This Chinese-language handbook contains information on pedestrian safety in the San Francisco area. Includes a primer on pedestrian crashes, myths and facts about pedestrian safety, signage, what to do if one is involved in a crash,
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Pedestrian Safety Handbook

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This handbook contains information on pedestrian safety in the San Francisco area. Includes a primer on pedestrian crashes, myths and facts about pedestrian safety, signage, what to do if one is involved in a crash,
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Pedestrian Safety Curriculum

Source: Bicycle Transportation Alliance
This document is a sample in-school program delivered to 2nd and 3rd graders.
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Pedaling for Health

Source: Bikes Belong
This flyer provides information on the health benefits of biking, instructions on maintaining the tires, and positioning to avoid injury.
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NJ Walks and Bikes: Common Ground Conference Report

Source: Voorhees Transportation Center
This paper represents the final report from a conference that explored how community design can support healthy lifestyles, specifically through the advancement of walking and biking.
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Model Local School Wellness Policies on Physical Activity and Nutrition

Source: National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity
This project contains tools that can be used to improve the wellness program in a school system. Included in this project is a sample declaration, calling for improved wellness policies, physical activity programs,
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Is it Safe to Walk? Neighborhood Safety and Security Conditions and Their Effects on Walking

Source: Journal of Planning Literature
This article focuses on a particular environmental variable, the safety of neighborhood surroundings, and explores how it is influencing physical activity. This resource can be purchased through the Sage Journals Online,
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Increasing Physical Activity Through Community Design

Source: National Center for Biking & Walking
This guide describes how to help create places for people to walk and bicycle.
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How Land Use and Transportation Systems Impact Public Health

Source: Active Community Environtments (ACES)
This review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.
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Home Zone Concepts and New Jersey

Source: Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University
This report probes the potential for the application of the Dutch concept of woonerf, or Home Zone, for the United States, and particularly New Jersey.
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