Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
August 17, 2007 | Program Results Report
The California Center for Physical Activity helped three communities promote safe and accessible neighborhood walking routes for seniors.
June 9, 2014 | Story
David R. Ragland, PhD, MPH, director of a transportation center at the University of California, Berkeley, studied the long-term impact of California’s Safe Routes to Schools program, which funds projects to make walking and biking to school safer.
May 8, 2013 | New Public Health Post
Municipal mixed-use zoning is a public health strategy to create more walkable neighborhoods by creating integrated, un-siloed access to daily activities. A recent study evaluated municipal zoning ordinances to see whether they improved walkability.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Teens are more likely to walk, bike or skateboard to school, if they live within two miles, according to this analysis of data from a California health survey, reported in a supplement to the Journal of Public Health Policy regarding the 2008 Active Living Research Conference.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
A community partnership in Sacramento, Calif. has leveraged a modest ALbD grant into $12 million in additional funding and successfully made the walk-to-school ethic and Complete Streets concerns part of civic life throughout Sacramento county.