Promotion Resources and Research

web Active Living Research: Tools and Measures, Active Living Research
The Active Living Research: Tools and Measures page provides audit tools for assessing communities and parks. ...more >
web Pedestrian Safety Roadmap & Resource Catalog, Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s Pedestrian Safety Roadmap & Resource Catalog is divided into these six helpful sections: 1. Making a Commitment: Motivate key decision-makers to take action in making your community safer and more walkable. ...more >
document National Bicycling and Walking Study - Ten Year Report, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, The United States Department of Transportation
The US Department of Transportation released this 10-year Status Report to track its progress and activities towards implementing the National Walking and Bicycling Study. ...more >
document Walk Alert: Pedestrian Safety for Seniors, Florida Department of Transportation
This brochure promotes pedestrian safety for seniors and warns against unsafe behaviors like taking medication and walking near traffic. ...more >
document Environmental and Policy Determinants of Physical Activity in the United States, American Journal of Public Health
This study examined (1) descriptive patterns in perceived environmental and policy determinants of physical activity and (2) associations between these factors and behavior. The full text can be obtained through the American Journal of Public Health at the link below. ...more >
document Walkability Checklist, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Includes questions to evaluate a neighborhood's walkability as well as solutions to a neighborhood's potential problems. ...more >
web Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES) promotes walking, bicycling, and the development of accessible recreation facilities. ...more >
document National Survey of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
The goals of the survey were to ascertain the scope and magnitude of bicycle and pedestrian activity and the public's behavior and attitudes regarding bicycling and walking. ...more >
document Designing for Active Recreation, Active Living Research
This research summary gives a synopsis of the current state of peer-reviewed research into what constitutes an "activity-friendly environment" for recreational physical activity. ...more >
document Designing for Active Transportation, Active Living Research
This research summary gives a synopsis of the current state of peer-reviewed research into what makes a community "walkable" or "bikeable," so people can get physical activity as part of their daily routine - ...more >