Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
April 1, 2007 | Issue Brief
This synthesis examines the evidence on the built environment–proximity to destinations, sidewalks, aesthetics, access to parks and open spaces, and the walkability of the community–and the relationship to increased physical activity.
November 10, 2009 | Issue Brief
Building momentum and policy change through the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.