Land use decisions help determine what kinds of businesses move in and how public property is used. Smart growth and wise planning makes a big impact on neighborhood health.
What We’re Doing
- Advocating for a focus on health in the regional plans required by SB 375, the greenhouse gas emissions reduction law.
- Encouraging local governments to build sidewalks, bike paths, and other parts of the “built environment” to promote physical activity.
Learn about our other Key Issues in Neighborhoods: Safe Streets and Fresh Foods