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State of the Air 2018

Source: American Lung Association
Report documents the state of the air, including trends, rankings, and health effects.
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Physical Activity Builds a Healthy and Strong America

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Infographic from the CDC outlines health benefits of physical activity.
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Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Provides strategies that communities can use to support walking, which will hopefully result in long-lasting changes to improve the health and health care of Americans today and of the generations that follow.
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The Hidden Health Costs of Transportation

Source: American Public Health Association and Urban Design 4 Health, Inc.
This report outlines how the connection between health and the built environment impacts the pocketbook; it also provides a summary of the process of planning, funding and building transportation systems,
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America in 2015: A ULI Survey of Views on Housing, Transportation, and Community

Source: Urban Land Institute
In 2013, ULI published a national survey of Americans’ preferences and priorities regarding their communities, housing, and transportation. America in 2013 found that Americans were mostly satisfied with the quality of life in their communities and uncovered a strong desire for compact and mixed-
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Using Local Land Use Laws to Facilitate Physical Activity

Source: Bridging the Gap
This brief examines the extent to which local land use laws require structural improvements that facilitate physical activity. It also examines whether such requirements vary based on community income.
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Training for Healthy Older Drivers

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Examines the effectiveness of four types of training techniques designed to improve the driving preference of normally aging adults.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning University Course Materials

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian and bicycle transportation courses offered from institutions across the United States.
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Evaluating the Economic Impact of Shared Use Paths in North Carolina

Source: Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) and Alta Planning and Design
Reports on designing and testing a methodology to evaluate a range of monetized benefits from four different trails.
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Vision Zero Network: Moving from Vision to Action

Source: Vision Zero Network
Offers principles behind Vision Zero to provide a foundation for policymaking and planning.
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