Fit Nation NYC

Fit Nation NYC Meeting Agenda

Fit Nation NYC Meeting Attendees

Fit Nation NYC Meeting Summary

Meeting Materials & Presentations
Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Planning for Program Sustainability Training Presentation /
Planning for Program Sustainability Assessment Tool /
Planning for Program Sustainability Action Plan Template /
Working with Transportation Departments and Engineers Presentation /
Active Design in Traditional Suburban Communities Resources (Draft) /
Resource Guide: Supporting Active Design through Agency Action and Collaboration (Draft) /
Model Design Manual for Living Streets

Friday, November 4th, 2011
Creating Partnerships & Leadership for Healthy Communities:
David L. Mowat Presentation /
Alfred Ruetten Presentation

Communicating about Healthy and Active Communities Presentation

Resources Mentioned at Fit Nation NYC

King County talked about its use of MindMixer as a new and cost-effective community engagement tool; it acts as a virtual town-hall allowing community planning to happen online.

King County Multimodal Level of Service (draft), Complete Streets Guide, and Food Access Guide (draft), and Healthy Planning Guidelines

Louisville’s Healthy Development Checklist (draft) and Safe driving tips banners, which are in their DMV offices

NYC Active Design language in the NYC Economic Development Corporation RFPs 

Resources mentioned in Billy Hattaway’s presentation about the lower costs of Complete Streets and compact development:
Report on Emergency Response and Street Design, Congress for New Urbanism, 2009 /
Costs of Complete Streets /
Smart Growth and Conventional Suburban Development: Which Costs More?, EPA Smart Growth Office, 2009

Dr. David Mowat talked about the Peel Region Healthy Development Index and Assessment Tool

Alfred Ruetten talked about the IMPALA project and guidelines, which are focused on improving opportunities for leisure time physical activity

Adam Zimmerman mentioned two reports from Robert Wood Johnson and the Trust for America’s Health that are focused on the return on investment of prevention strategies like creating healthier communities.


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