Active living integrates health with land-use and transportation decision making. The goal of the Active Living Program is to make active choices, like walking and biking, easy and safe in our communities. Good health begins in the places where we live, learn, work, and play.
Why is active living important?
- Improves physical and mental health
- Decreases risk of chronic disease and associated medical costs
- Reduces transportation costs
- Improves air quality
- Builds safer, stronger communities
- Improves quality of life