Communities that are built to support physical activity, safe walking and biking, use of public transportation, and easy access to fresh foods are essential for good health.
Healthy Cities and Towns See:
Two-fold increase in daily recommended physical activity in walkable communities.
35% increase in physical activity when inviting, safe environments for exercise exist.
Lower overweight and obesity rates with access to fresh and healthy foods.
Reduced secondhand smoke exposure and increased quit success with smoke-free places.
Community sign-on with 3-4-50
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See what the City of Barre, VT, a gold-level 3-4-50 community partner, is doing to create an environment of better health for its residents.