Streetsblog surveys the Texas cities adopting new standards of traffic safety as official policy.
Sep 25, 2015 Streetsblog USA
If the goal of the Affordable Care Act is to reduce the percentage of Americans without health insurance, new Census data shows it's doing just that. Americans without health insurance fell by three percent last year, or 8.8 million people.
Sep 18, 2015 Slate
The idea that Americans should walk rather than drive: "a radical idea wrapped in a banal government document."
Sep 12, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The Plan4Health program has provided an avenue for chapters of the American Public Health Association and the American Planning Association to fund and complete projects that improve the public health outcomes of the built environment.
Sep 11, 2015 The Nation's Health
A Louisville case study of the findings and recommendations of the World Resource Institute's "Cities Safer By Design" report.
Sep 10, 2015 Broken Sidewalk
A pair of studies finds separate but related evidence that as more people are biking, more people are getting injured while biking. What to do about it is still under debate.
Sep 7, 2015 KPCC
No, those will not be the precise words of the forthcoming "Call to Action" by Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, but he will call on cities to "design and build roads and public places to make walking easier, safer, and more pleasant."
Sep 4, 2015 T4America Blog
Advocates say traffic safety data collection practices in Washington, D.C. don't meet national standards. They also say it will be hard for the District to meet its vision zero goal by 2024 if the problem persists.
Sep 3, 2015 WAMU
The American Planning Association has released new information on the role of planners in providing safe routes to parks.
Jul 31, 2015 American Planning Association
An op-ed describing the public health benefits of CEQA reform and urging California's leaders to finalize the end of "Level of Service" as a measure of project impacts. Exclusive
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