Complete Streets as a Public Health Strategy: Using street design to improve social, physical and environmental health

APA Florida, San Felasco Section

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Friday, April 19, 2013
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. EDT

Gainesville , FL,

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Overview

Learn how to build relationships and collaborations with public health and planning agencies. Addressing obesity and obesity related chronic disease by encouraging active transportation within a multi-modal network. Improving social capital by creating a sense of place. Improving environmental health by decreasing personal vehicle miles traveled. Utilizing complete streets to support aging in place.

Speakers

Katie Leonard

Confirmed Speaker

Katie Leonard, AICP, MPH, has been a Community Planner for the Florida Department of Health at the Sarasota County Health Department since 2009. At the Sarasota County Health Department, she leads and coordinates planning and public health policy. Additionally, she identifies and pursues opportunities where public health can be involved ... Read More