transportation

National Minority Health Month: Build Equitable Communities with Complete Streets

By Tina Yuen and Patrick Glass, ChangeLab Solutions Complete streets is the concept of designing streets so that all people—no matter if they’re walking, bicycling, using public transportation, driving, or mobility impaired—can safely and easily…

Model State Legislation Establishing Complete Streets

ChangeLab Solutions recently released a newly updated model policy regarding Complete Streets: Model State Legislation Establishing Complete Streets. Complete streets promote mobility for people of all ages, abilities, and income levels. These policies encourage many…

Active Transportation Study Published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

NACCHO co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice in January 2019 called Developing Core Capabilities for Local Health Departments to Engage in Land Use and Transportation Decision Making for Active Transportation.…

How Local Health Departments with the Most Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Editor’s Note: This is the third in a three-part series covering the Capabilities for Public Health Agency Involvement…

How Local Health Departments with Moderate Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series covering the Capabilities for Public Health Agency Involvement…

How Local Health Departments with the Fewest Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series covering the Capabilities for Public Health Agency…