Physical Activity 2017-08-10T10:08:28+00:00

Physical Activity Team 

Team Lead- Chris Wilson, Parks and Open Space Manager at Liberty Parks and Recreation

 

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Physical Activity Team Goals

  1. Complete a Walkable assessment of the community.
  • Inventory sidewalks, and identify sidewalk gaps
  • Conduct localized audits to assess condition and safety of sidewalks
  • Use the Health Impact Assessment to identify policies to enhance walkability.
  • Develop an online survey to identify important pedestrian crossings to determine how safety could be improved
  • Use social media to identify key barriers to walkability
  1. Complete a Bikable assessment of the community.
  • Use the Health Impact Assessment to identify policies to enhance bikability.
  • Assess and improve existing maps of bike routes
  • Engage local bike groups and bike shops for input on enhancing bikability.
  • Use the Bike Friendly Community website as a planning resource
  1. Assess the availability and quality of natural and built assets for outdoor recreation.
  • Use the HCRG Beta Site Findings Report to identify shortcomings
  • Develop a Needs Assessment Survey to get public input how safety could be improved