CDC: Improve Health through Transportation Policy

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued its “Recommendations for Improving Health through Transportation Policy.” These include promoting active transportation by:

  • Supporting active transportation infrastructure;
  • Increasing opportunities for physical activity;
  • Implementing active living environments that promote walking and bicycling;
  • Developing complete pedestrian and bicycle master plans;
  • Encouraging Healthy Community Design;
  • Supporting policies that protect pedestrians and bicyclists from motor vehicle crashes.

To read the complete text of the CDC’s recommendations, click here.

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