Note: As of January 1, 2008, the Active Living Network is no longer operational. To stay connected to the active living movement, visit RWJF's related national programs: http://www.rwjf.org/programareas/npolist.jsp?pid=1138.
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Resource Types: Research Report

This brief report summarizes existing information about the status of PE in California and identifies several research-based strategies for improving the quantity and quality of PE.

This 132-page report, sponsored by the LEED for Neighborhood Development partnership, summarizes the impact of the built environment on public health, and articulates how to translate this informat ...

This guide will assist members of local boards of health and other public health professionals in understanding their important role in protecting and improving environmental and community health t ...

The article revisits the defining characteristics and guiding principalsof livable streets, drawing inspiration from the “home zones,” “living streets” and “woonerfs” of Europe. The aut ...

This article explores the origins and progress of the smart growth movement. Author Bruce Appleyard, an urban designer and transportation planner, highlights individuals and organizations across th ...

This article, authored by certified planner Bruce Appleyard, examines how conducting cognitive mapping exercises with children can help communities make safety improvements to routes leading to sch ...

As plans unfold for rebuilding New Orleans neighborhoods, communities, residents and experts need information about the neighborhood characteristics that city residents value most highly.  The Pre ...

Local governments are recognizing the need to create environments in which all residents have access to affordable and healthy foods in their schools and communities. Today, a growing number of res ...

Low socioeconomic racial and ethnic minorities and rural residents have a significantly high risk of overweight and obesity. This guide to reducing childhood obesity in low-income African American, ...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, together with The California Endowment, Morehouse School of Medicine and Casey Family programs, sponsored a roundtable, "Equal Rights to health," to le ...

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