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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.

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.

Community Interventions to Promote Healthy Social Environments: Early Childhood Development and Family Housing: A Report on Reco

The sociocultural environment exerts a fundamental influence on health. Interventions to improve education, housing, employment, and access to health care contribute to healthy and safe environments and improved community health.

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.
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