News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: June 13, 2014

Central staircase at George Washington University's Milken Institute of Public Health

Central staircase at George Washington University's Milken Institute of Public Health

In July, ULI launched a new initiative focused on the interconnections between health and the built environment. The Building Healthy Places Initiative is leveraging the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.

 

ULI Seeks Projects That Promote Health

ULI is soliciting input for its next publication. For this publication we will be compiling practical, health-promoting strategies that can be implemented by developers or property owners and managers at the project or building scale.

Are you working on a project we should know about? Click here to tell us about it.

 

 

 

 

ULI Endorses NACTO’s Urban Street Design GuideNACTO_USDG

On Wednesday, ULI announced its endorsement of the Urban Street Design Guide, which was published last year by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO). If adopted, the policies and approaches in the guide will make communities safer, more livable, and more sustainable. “Great cities start with great streets,” ULI Chief Executive Officer Patrick Phillips said in the announcement.

Read the ULI press release here and the NACTO press release here.

 

Building Healthy Places in Singapore, Houston, Seattle, and Florida

ULI District and National Councils are connecting members with opportunities to lead on health.

Gates Foundation in Seattle

Gates Foundation in Seattle

 

 

 

Building Healthy Places Content from ULI

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

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

 

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