posted on June 06, 2012 10:30
Everyone needs to be able to travel safely on the streets in their communities. However, many roads are built with only drivers of cars or trucks in mind, making streets difficult and often dangerous for bicyclists, pedestrians and public transportation users. Healthy communities have streets that accommodate individuals on foot and bike and benefit the entire community, says Andrea Plummer, a health policy analyst with Kentucky Youth Advocates. Plummer will talk about the complete streets movement, childhood obesity, health, and the community at a special program sponsored by the Boyd-Greenup Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Coalition at 11 a.m. Friday, June 15.
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