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Research & Reports

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May. 3, 2013 National Library of Medicine (NLM) On the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the... admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Leisure Information Network (LIN) Powering knowledge exchange for recreation, parks & healthy living admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) A not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mandate to provide information and serve the educational needs of organizations and individuals involved in, or responsible for the development of, sport and fitness in Canada and around the world admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Walk Score Discover the walkability of your community. admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Pedestrian and Bicycle Information System: Case Study Compendium, 2010 This compendium contains a collection of case studies that cover pedestrian and bicycle projects and programs from across the US and abroad admin Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Centre Link
May. 2, 2013 Communities in Motion: Bringing Active Transportation to Life A selection of Canadian communities that are making active transportation a priority. admin Federation of Canadian Municipalities Link
May. 2, 2013 Healthy Communities and the Built Environment: Principles and Practices of Multi-sectoral Collaboratives, 2008 This report is a set of seven case studies focused on the experiences, lessons and best, good, and promising practices and principles of multisectoral collaboratives working to create healthier communities through community design, land use planning and planning policy development in Ontario. admin Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition Link
May. 2, 2013 Case studies on physical activity and the built environment, 2007 It aims to strengthen our collective understanding about how to enhance health through effective planning and design. This guide is designed for those who work in health services, urban planning and development, government, and education: from health promoters encouraging use of local trail networks, to municipal planners preparing new developments, to developers designing new communities more... admin Public Health Services Authority (PHSA) Link
May. 2, 2013 Bridging Health to the Planning Table: A Profile of Promising Practices in Canada and Abroad This report profiles case studies of 13 Canadian communities where collaborative approaches to improve health outcomes have been a key consideration in planning decisions related to the built environment. This focus was chosen so that the successes (and lessons learned) of a variety of different projects could be shared with other communities. admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Wheelability Assessment Pilot Project This report provides an update on the Wheelability Assessment Pilot Project, which is designed to improve mobility and enhance active transportation options for people who are reliant on wheelchairs, scooters, walkers and other mobility aids. admin Link
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