Active Living

Overview

Complete Streets

Complete Streets

The goal of Complete Streets is to create streets where all users-pedestrians, bicyclists, transit-riders, and motoristscan get where they're going safely and easily.

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Increasing Physical Activity in Schools

Increasing Physical Activity in Schools

Schools play a critical role in promoting student health and preventing childhood obesity. Healthy students make better learners: they come to school more often and are better able to concentrate on their studies.

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Physical Activity Integration

Physical Activity Integration

A major objective of Healthy Works is to increase physical activity among San Diego County residents.  Several Healthy Works efforts aim to fulfill the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention program objective of improving opportunities for SNAP eligible individuals to choose physically active lifestyles.

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Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School

In 1969, 50 percent of all children walked to school; today, only 15 percent of AmericaĆ­s children walk or bike to school. Successful Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs have been able to increase walking to school by more than 50 percent and bicycling by more than 25 percent.

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