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Walk Friendly Communities: Community Assessment Tool


Walk Friendly Communities is a national recognition program developed to encourage towns and cities across the U.S. to establish or recommit to a high priority for supporting safer walking environments. This tool recognizes existing walkable communities and provides a framework for communities seeking to improve their walkability

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Chronic Disease


Institutional Author:

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration




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