Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
February 2, 2012 | New Public Health Post
November 22, 2011 | Story
Walking or biking to and from school is a great way to ensure daily physical activity for children and to help prevent obesity.
September 30, 2011 | New Public Health Post
September 1, 2011 | Report, Evaluation
This brief provides select preliminary research results, preliminary analyses, and policy implications for the implementation of the national Safe Routes to School program in Texas.
June 2, 2011 | New Public Health Post
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Distracted driving is an increasingly deadly threat to road safety.
October 10, 2013 | Program Results Report
The State Network Project brings together advocates, agencies, and others to ensure that states spend federal Safe Routes to School funds, and to advance state and local policies that promote physical activity, especially in low-income communities.
August 28, 2013 | Program Results Report
Researchers developed a review system to assess the strength of evidence for policy and environmental intervention strategies to increase healthy eating and active living among children ages 3-18.
May 3, 2013 | Journal Article
This article tests a novel methodological approach to understand mixed use zoning (MUZ) ordinances and their impact on neighborhood 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.