NIH Hosts Seminar on Promoting Health through the Built Environment

Mind the Gap Poster

On Wednesday, November 5, the National Institutes of Health hosted a seminar “The National Prevention Strategy: Prioritizing Prevention to Improve the Nation’s Health,” that will highlight several examples of organizations and communities working to promote health and prevent disease through changes in the built environment….
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ULI UK Hosts Building Healthy Places Webinar

The Zig Zag Building in London. Courtesy of Land Securities.

ULI UK, the largest ULI National Council in Europe, hosted a Building Healthy Places webinar last week. The webinar, entitled Building Healthy Places: The Next Wave, was supported by the ULI Building Healthy Places (BHP) Initiative and moderated by David Hutchings, Head of EMEA Investment Strategy for Cushman & Wakefield. …
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ULI Research Roundup: The Economic Value of Pedestrian Infrastructure and Amenities

Valencia Street in San Francisco has been made more pedestrian and bicycle friendly and has seen positive impacts (Peninsula Transportation Alternatives)

More and more communities are making investments in pedestrian infrastructure and amenities. What is the economic payback of these investments, and what do the data show about the financial or tax returns from programs and policies that prioritize investments in the pedestrian realm?…
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