Policy

Greenways: A Guide to Planning, Design and Development

This book is a practical guide for planning and designing greenways and trails. It is available for purchase from The Conservation Fund's website.

Cyburbia

Cyburbia was founded in 1994, and is the Internet's oldest continuously operating planning-related Web site; it functions today as a portal and busy social networking site for planners and others interested in the built environment.

Plan Stresses Need for Activity

Ohio's Physical Activity Plan calls for ambitious statewide program and policy changes to get Buckeyes more physically active and heathy.

Quality Growth Toolkit

A resource to provide practical advice to local governments on quality growth tools that may be used to enhance the quality of life or to address particular growth issues.

Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook

This CDC resource outline the six basic steps of program evaluation and illustrates each step with physical activity program examples. Appendices provide information about physical activity indicators, practical case studies and additional evaluation resources.

Effective Population-Level Strategies to Promote Physical Activity from the Guide to Community Preventive Services

A summary of proven approaches for promoting physical activity. The Guide to Community Preventive Services reports evidence-based recommendations on effective population-level interventions to promote physical activity.

Metropolitics: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability

This book is about a highly detailed, experience-driven exploration of the politics of regional planning and governance in the Twin Cities, from the perspective of a practicing politician.

A Community of Men: Project Brotherhood, A Black Men's Clinic

This article describes Project Brotherhood: A Black Men's Clinic, which is run by Dr. Eric Whitaker and located in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood. The clinic helps African-American men in this south Chicago neighborhood combat heart disease (a leading killer of black men in this community), and provide them with other necessary services.

Logic Model Resources

A collection of various website links to help program planners, evaluators and others develop logic models.

CDC Livability Listserv

This is a one-way livability listserv of the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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