Read More Resource Articles



Guidelines Emphasizing Bicycle and Pedestrian Accomodations



A memorandum produced by TxDOT, dated March 23, 2011, announcing TxDOT's commitment to designing multimodal transportation facilities. Guidelines for improvements to urbanized and rural settings are provided. Read more about this policy ...

Read More

Healthy Houston Initiative Announced at Press Conference



Mayor Anise Parker of Houston announced the launch of the Healthy Houston Initiative at a press conference following a September 12, 2012 city council meeting. ...

Read More

H.R. 709 The Urban Revitalization and Livable Communities Act



The original text to H.R. 709 which would serve to create more livable neighborhoods, through developing parks and recreational facilities in urban neighborhoods. On 3/23/2011 this bill was sent to the House Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community ...

Read More

Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Central Valley, CA Profile Page



This page describes the how Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities has worked to help the communities of the San Joaquin Valley remove barriers contributing to childhood obesity in the Latino population. ...

Read More

HB 0525: Joint Use of Public School Facilities



This bill, filed during the 2013 legislation session, seeks to encourage school districts to adopt joint use agreements. If enacted, HB 0525 would serve to create policies and procedures for an appeal process, which could be used for negotiations, in case a joint use agreement fails. HB 0525 is the house companion bill of SB 392. This bill would require school districts to submit a copy of the written agreement within 30 days of adopting a joint use policy, to the Department of Education. The Department of Education will be required to post the joint use agreement on their website, along with a model joint use agreement, and a criteria for the acceptance of joint use agreement grants. ...

Read More

Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities San Antonio Proposal



A slideshow presentation of the Healthy Kids Health Communities proposal from ...

Read More

HB 105 Introduced by Rep. Lyle Larson



The text to HB 105, which relates to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. This bill would credit 75% of the revenue from this tax to the Parks and Wildlife Department. ...

Read More

Healthy School Lunches at Loma Verde Elementary



Loma Verde Elementary in the Novato Unified School District cares for its many students who are from low-income families and on free and reduced lunch by proving students with healthy options and ridding the school of sugary drinks and other junk food. They also participate in garden gleaning to bring fresh, free produce straight from local farms to the school lunch ...

Read More

HB 162 Introduced by Rep. Lyle Larson



The text to HB 105, which relates to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. This bill would credit 94% of the revenue from this tax to the Parks and Wildlife Department. ...

Read More