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Three Regional Workshops on Healthy Communities and Community Design March 2011

January 31, 2011


Planning and Building Healthy Communities

New Partners for Transportation, Planning, and Health

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and Idaho Smart Growth invite you to the first Idaho Workshops on the connection between public health and the built environment. Each workshop will have presentations plus an opportunity to discuss how to address the challenges in your community.


Impacts of Our Built Environment on Public Health

Katie Lamansky, Department of Health & Welfare, Physical Activity and Nutrition Program

Complete Streets, Planning for a Healthier Community

Deanna Smith, Idaho Smart Growth Complete Streets Project Mgr.

What is the Role for Land Use?

Creating Safe Routes to School through School Location

Elaine Clegg, Idaho Smart Growth, Special Projects Mgr.

Transportation Funding – That’s Great But How Do I Pay For It?

Maureen Gresham, ITD, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

Lori Porreca, Federal Highway Administration

Health Impact Assessments – A New Tool for Planning

Chris Danley, Transportation Planner

Roundtable – Meeting One Another and Sharing Ideas

What and who is working on these issues in your community?

 To RSVP or for more information please contact Deanna Smith, Idaho Smart Growth, Health Communities and Complete Streets Project Mgr. at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 208.333.8066

Lewiston:  Friday March 11

Location: Lewis Clark College

10 AM – 2 PM


Idaho Falls:  Monday March 14

1-4 PM

Location: EIRMC’s Cancer Center


Nampa:Thursday March 24

Gary Toth, keynote speaker - Streets as Public Spaces

9 AM - 1 PM

Location: Nampa Civic Center