Active Design/Transportation Implementation


Advancing Healthy Communities
Implenting Active Design/Transportation

Areas that encourage walking and biking typically contain a combination of the streetscape, adjacent development, and how it all comes together to influence the surrounding community. With these correlations in mind, Active Design works to improve health outcomes by designing spaces that promote and facilitate regular physical activity. Local governments, developers, and residents can explore applying an Active Design approach at the project level through this technical assistance program.

This project is funded in part by a Sustainable Communities Planning Grant from the California Strategic Growth Council.


Developing healthy communities
Free outreach and design technical assistance available

Community engagement in Sacramento

WalkSacramento/Design 4 Active Sacramento is offering free project-based technical assistance for local agencies and community organizations throughout the entire SACOG region (flier). The technical assistance will advance implementation of plans and policies that support active design, health, and transportation improvements across the region by way of the program’s goals: