The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provided support for development of this resource under cooperative agreement OT18-1802 supporting the Active People, Healthy NationSM Initiative, a national initiative led by the CDC to help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027. Learn more here.

The findings and conclusions in this resource are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This resource was developed by Prevention Institute in collaboration with 15 Subject Matter Experts. A huge thanks to the following Subject Matter Experts for participating in interviews and reviewing drafts:

Alex Karner
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

Caressa Givens
Former Program Manager
Wisconsin Bike Federation

Daniel M. Rice
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition

Evren Sönmez 
Director of Strategic Policy & Practice
Living Streets Alliance

Jacky Grimshaw
Vice President, Government Affairs
The Center for Neighborhood Technology

Jed Weeks
Interim Executive Director/Policy Director

Juan Sebastian Arias
First Deputy, Policy
Office of the Mayor, City of Chicago

Lynn Ross
Founder and Principal
Spirit for Change Consulting, LLC

Mae Hanzlik
Senior Program Manager 
Smart Growth America

Michael Kelley
Policy Director

Naomi Doerner
Principal & Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Rebecca Serna
Executive Director
Propel ATL

Roberto Requejo
Executive Director
Elevated Chicago

Timi Koyejo
Urban Policy Advisor
Office of the Mayor, City of Chicago

Yonah Freemark
Senior Research Associate
Urban Institute