Active Seattle: achieving walkability in diverse neighborhoods.

  title={Active Seattle: achieving walkability in diverse neighborhoods.},
  author={Rebecca C Deehr and Amy Shumann},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={37 6 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND The Active Living by Design project based in Seattle (Active Seattle) advocated for policies and projects in diverse communities supporting a more walkable city, while using social marketing and education to get more people walking more often. INTERVENTION Walking audits were carried out in select diverse neighborhoods, resulting in recommendations for policy change and built-environment improvements. Advocacy for city-scale policies also occurred. Walking maps and other social… CONTINUE READING


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