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“WV Senate adopts suggestions for Complete Streets Program”



West Virginia SB 158 would create a 16-member Complete Streets Advisory Board and encourage future projects to use Complete Streets. ...

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“Young Leaders”



Through the Young Leaders program High school students have an opportunity to learn about living a healthy lifestyle and promoting healthy changes in their community. In 2012, the Texas Education Agency approved the Young Leaders elective as an innovative public health ...

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2004 NISD Non-school Use of School Facilities Policy



A copy of the 2004 policy for non-school use of school facilities, that Northside Independent School District (NISD), one of the 15 school districts in San Antonio, Texas, formerly enacted. This policy makes no mention of the use of schools for recreational purposes outside of school time; however, a 2012 improved, version of this policy allows for joint use of school facilities by organization to increase physical ...

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2009 Infrastructure Fund Oakland Schoolyard Initiative Phase II



The Spanish Speaking Unity Council was awarded $200,000 toward converting two expanses of asphalt into healthy, safe, green, and fun schoolyards at Roosevelt School and Manzanita Elementary School in Oakland. ...

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2011 Complete Streets Policy Analysis Report



A report produced by Smart Growth America & The National Complete Streets Coalition, which delineates and critiques the top policies, and implementation strategies, across the country. ...

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“Villaraigosa Announces Ambitious Initiative for 50 New Parks”



New exercise equipment at McKinley Avenue Park and 49th Street Park is now available to Latino children. At a ribbon cutting ceremony which took place at 49th Street Park, Mayor Villaraigosa announced the city's 50 Parks Initiative. Recreation and Parks Commission President, Barry Sanders, spoke of the need to end the injustice of unequal park distribution. With the city facing financial constraints some are apprehensive about whether Mayor Villaraigosa will be able to complete his vision for constructing these 50 new parks. ...

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“Vision Statement for a Walkable America”



America Walks is a national coalition that seeks to mobilize individuals, organizations and businesses to increase walking and walkability in America. By 2020, America Walks hopes that walking will be an activity embraced throughout America. To support a Walkable American read more about the America Walks Vision Statement and sign up for their newsletter. ...

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“Vulnerable Road User Ordinance Begins Today”



A video announcing the implementation of the Vulnerable road user ordinance in El Paso, ...

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“Vulnerable Road User Ordinance Fact Sheet”



Residents of El Paso, Texas will now face a $500 fine for violating the Vulnerable Road User Ordinance (No. 017466). ...

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