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Geography: California

In November 2004, San Diego County voters approved a 40-year measure for a 1/2-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects. This sets aside 2% of the annual revenues available to be allocated to ...

This project creates a recreational corridor linking three schools, three parks, and two neighborhood commercial districts in a low-income, immigrant neighborhood. It seeks to establish safe and ac ...

The project focuses on creating more opportunities for active living in a dense urban setting. The project area is the predominantly Hispanic urban area of Santa Ana, where nearly half of the resid ...

Marin County's Safe Routes to School is supported by the Marin County Bicycle Coalition. The goal of the program is to create safer street conditions and encourage more children to walk and bi ...

In 1999, after a grassroots campaign led by the California office of the Surface Transportation Policy Project, a Safe Routes to School bill (AB 1475) became law in California. The law allocates on ...

Partnership for Active Communities - Sacramento (formerly Safe Routes Sacramento) is a community driven project led by a variety of parents, public agencies, private, nonprofit and community groups ...

Provides resources to create community through people, parks and programs.

The CDHS administers a broad range of public and clinical health programs that provide health care services to Californians.

Community Partners provides a range of services to assist in effectively addressing the complex social, economic and policy issues facing the Southern California region.

This report shows the importance of urban planning to encourage biking and walking.

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