Health, Transportation & Mobility


Health, Transportation and Mobility

Healthy neighborhoods offer bikeable, walkable or transit-oriented transportation systems that are safe, provide appropriate travel options, are easily accessed, and are feasible for all populations and all trips.

Local leaders can provide opportunities for physical activity in daily life by designing transportation systems to accommodate and encourage walking and bicycling for travel to work, school and other daily destinations.

Key words: bicycle and pedestrian master plans, transit-oriented development, complete streets, safe routes to school, connectivity, trail plans, design standards, traffic safety, sidewalk improvements, traffic calming, street trees, capital and public works, transportation planners