COMMUNITY ACTIVITY ENVIRONMENTS COMMUNITY STRATEGIES

Priority (H,M,L)COMMUNITY ACTIVITY STRATEGIESCurrent Status
(1-5)
1. Complete the sidewalks and streets to support walking and biking in all neighborhoods
2. Decrease car dependence while promoting community revitalization by investing in local shops, services, parks and trails as attractive destinations for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit users
3. Institute a Safe Routes to School Program to improve safety and promote walking and biking to school
4. Maintain and develop programming and facilities (including park programs) for active play and recreation
5. Promote overall community aesthetic and atmosphere of safety to encourage outdoor physical activity and recreation

Priority (H,M,L)COMMUNITY FOOD STRATEGIESCurrent Status
(1-5)
1. Attract grocery stores to underserved areas through financial and regulatory incentives
2. Provide training and incentives to small store owners in underserved areas to carry healthier food items, such as fresh produce
3. Work with neighborhood food stores and supermarkets to adopt family-friendly policies limiting displays of unhealthy foods aimed at children
4. Improve transportation options to supermarkets and other large food outlets
5. Establish accessible Farmers' Markets or farm stand programs in underserved areas
6. Establish community gardening and agriculture initiatives
7. Reduce the negative impact of fast food restaurant chains on community health
8. Restrict the ability of food and beverage companies to market unhealthy food
9. Support local and regional food systems by preserving farmland, creating regional infrastructure for processing and distribution, and investing in new and existing farmers
10. Connect locally grown food to local retail establishments