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The WABSA Project is an effort on the part of public health researchers to help communities learn about their local conditions for walking and bicycling, and begin to advocate for improvements to the built environment in which they live, work, and play.

Here are some additional websites which you may find helpful as you learn more about improving the walking and bicycling conditions in your community.

National Center for Bicycling and Walking is the major program of the Bicycle Federation of America, Inc. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NCBW helps provide information and resources to communities and professionals working to create more activity-friendly communities. A great way to become informed and meet like-minded folk is at their Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is located at the UNC Highway Safety Research Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The PBIC serves anyone interested in pedestrian and bicycle issues, including planners, engineers, private citizens, advocates, educators, police enforcement and the health community. Be sure to check out their tools.

Active Living by Design is a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is located at the UNC School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The program is establishing and evaluating innovative approaches to increase physical activity through community design, public policies and communications strategies. Be sure to check out their information about public health domains and their resource links.

Active Living Research is a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is located in San Diego, CA. The program supports research to identify environmental factors and policies that influence physical activity. Be sure to check out their tools and measures.


 
 
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