*Project Design Checklist Draft
Get Active Orlando is re-designing its project design checklist and needs your help! Click here to view the project design checklist draft. If you have photos that can support these design recommendations, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Your input can make a difference in future Orlando projects!
*Bike and Pedestrian Level of Service Resources
Click on the items below for the resource:
2006 Level of Service Spreadsheet
Level of Service - Pedestrian
Level of Service - Bicycle
CRA - Parramore Neighborhood
CRA - Sense of Safety
CRA - Sense of Shade
CRA - Sense of Visual Appeal
Level of Service Training PPT (PDF)
Tool to assess street design, sidewalks, and aesthetics - MyFiles/file/StreetSurveyFinal.doc
*F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America, 2008
This fifth annual report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) found that obesity rates rose over the past year in 37 states – including Florida!
*2008 Orange County Health Profile
The Health Council of East Central Florida presents demographic and socio-economic data in conjunction with key health indicators
*Physical Activity and Community Design
This brief describes the connection between physical activity and health, as well as actions that states are taking to redesign their communities to allow people to be physically active in their daily routines. Strategies highlighted include creating mixed-use development, encouraging multiple forms of transportation and building safe routes for children to walk and bicycle to school.
*Overcoming Obstacles to Health
This RWJF report to the Commission provides a profile of the current state of health in America, focusing specifically on the role that social factors like income, education, and race and ethnicity play in Americans' health and the areas that hold promise for improving the opportunities for all Americans to live healthier and more productive lives.