Healthy Communities: Fact Sheets
2022    Fact Sheet

The 2022 Making Strides state report cards evaluate each state on key areas for state action to promote and support physical activity. This sheet provides a quick summary of the report cards’ scoring structure, including the indicators and possible points in each of the core topic areas and an example report card showing the different components.

2021    Fact Sheet

Infrastructure for walking and biking can be seriously expensive. This fact sheet tells the story of two cities’ approach to paying for parks and connections to green space: general obligation bonds. 

2021    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet invites non-profit organizations, community-based organizations (CBOs), and advocates to think through multiple perspectives on how unhoused people resting, living, and gathering in parks affects overall park access and use compassionately and practically.

2021    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet can help guide you toward the right funding sources based on your goals and community context. 

2021    Fact Sheet

This factsheet offers strategies to move existing funding toward improving safe and equitable park access and the partnerships that can help facilitate both funding and implementation.

2021    Fact Sheet

This factsheet offers evaluation techniques for all phases of safe routes efforts as well as how and when they can be most useful so that you can incorporate evaluation from the beginning, rather than solely at the end.

2021    Fact Sheet

Use this guide and template to create your own evaluation table to outline your project goals, objectives and metrics.

2021    Fact Sheet

This factsheet offers an overview of how active transportation and parks and recreation are typically funded. 

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2020    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet outlines how Safe Routes to School and Safe Routes to Parks programming and advocacy can align to achieve shared goals and accomplish even more than each could do separately.

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2020    Fact Sheet

Incorporating Safe Routes to Parks priorities into Complete Streets policies can help shape daily operations and funding decisions, drastically increasing the likelihood of sustainable funding and consistent implementation.