Community changes will help build a healthier Nashville and Davidson County and create a more satisfying place to live, work, and play. Health will be factored into decisions made throughout the community, and community leaders will collaborate to accomplish their obesity-prevention goals. Healthy foods will be widely available in school cafeterias, corner stores, and work sites. More residents will use active and public transportation, integrating physical activity into their daily lives. Walking and biking will be safer as bike lanes and crosswalks are prioritized, and new walking trails will provide residents with an additional option for physical activity. The culture of Nashville and Davidson County will change, and people will view it as a healthy place to live.

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