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America's Kids are More Inactive Than Ever - Walking Can Make a Healthy Difference

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This paper discusses the role of walking and physical activity in combating childhood obesity.
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Active Transportation Policy Issues

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This paper provides background information on active transportation to facilitate discussion of national active transportation policy and legislation at the Active Transportation Roundtable.
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Active Living Approaches by Local Government

Source: International City/County Management Association
This paper discusses the results of surveys of local government officials regarding their ability to encourage active living in communities.
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Active Living and Social Equity: Creating Healthy Communities for All Residents

Source: International City/County Management Association
This guide explains the connections between active living and social equity, provides a toolbox of local government strategies for promoting active living equitably, and highlights notable examples of local initiatives from around the country.
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Walking the Way to Health Initiative

Source: British Heart Foundation and Natural England
Walking the way to Health Initiative (WHI) aims to get more people walking in their own communities, especially those who take little exercise or live in areas of poor health.
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The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

Source: The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
This website is the health, physical activity, fitness and sports information website of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. You can find out about the Council and its work, view its publications,
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Stepping Out

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This web page will tell you how to maintain your safety while walking - whether you are walking for exercise or to run errands.
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Pedestrian Safety in Native America

Source: Federal Highway Administration
Since American Indians have the highest rates of pedestrian injury and fatality in the country, this study was performed to typify crashes among American Indians in the United States.
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National Center for Bicycling & Walking

Source: National Center for Bicycling & Walking
The Center's mission is to help create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities across North America by encouraging and supporting the efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies.
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National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Aged 50 and Older

Source: Active Aging Partnership
The National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Age 50 and Older was developed as a guide for organizations, associations and agencies to plan strategies to help people age 50 and older increase their physical activity.
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