Promotion Resources and Research

web Active Living Network Storybank, Active Living Network
The Active Living Storybank is a searchable database of projects, programs and initiatives around the country promoting health through changes in the built environment. ...more >
document Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Planning Research Workshops, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This report presents a summary of the workshop activities, recommendations from the participants, and a series of white papers on a variety of pedestrian and bicycle issues requiring further research. ...more >
web America Walks, The National Coalition of Walking Advocates
America Walks provides a support network for local pedestrian advocacy groups and offers advice how to get started and how to be effective with public officials and engineering and design professionals. ...more >
document Safe Kids Worldwide Global Road Safety, Safe Kids Worldwide, United Nations
This report provides information on several Safe Kids Worldwide road safety programs in different countries. Summaries describe the particular problem to be treated, the solution, the program used, and outcomes. ...more >
web Sidewalk Assessment Tool, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health
Tool developed by the University of South Carolina Prevention Research Center to assess the maintenance of sidewalks and provide an index score for comparing different sidewalk conditions. ...more >
web Active Community Environments (ACES) Community Assessment, Eat Smart Move More North Carolina
Tool developed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to assess the health of a community and identify ways to increase opportunities for physical activity in the community. ...more >
web Keystone Healthy Routes Neighborhood Assessment, Hamer Center for Community Design Assistance, Penn State
A series of tools to measure the safety and health of various communities, from rural, to suburban, to urban. ...more >
web Worksite Walkability Audit Tool, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Instrument developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess the walkability surrounding a workplace. ...more >
document An Analysis of Factors Contributing to "Walking Along Roadway" Crashes: Research Study and Guidelines for Sidewalks and Walkways, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This study for the Federal Highway Administration was conducted to determine the roadway, traffic, and socio-economic factors related to pedestrian "walking along roadway" crashes involving motor vehicles. ...more >
document Let's Walk Downtown, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
State and local officials participate in the "Walk There!" challenge to publicize and promote walking in Atlanta. ...more >