What We’re Reading 3/22/19

Flickr/kevincortopassi For the month of March, WALKSacramento has been reading some timely articles that discuss the disparities in our built environment that affect people on a micro level with macro effects. The following all shape our daily life and impact our health; the air we breathe, our route to school, the trees in our community and Automated Vehicles in our …

What We’re Reading 2/11/19

Sacramento Regional Transit Watt 1-80  tranist center. (WALKSacramento). February is National Heart month! The easier it is for people to walk, bike and get out their cars, the healthier their heart can be. The relationship between the built environment and our health is clear, so it is important that our communities support healthy living.  The WALKSacramento team has been reading …

CPTED and Us: A New Tool for Livable Communities

Congratulations to WALKSacramento staff Molly and Alicia for receiving their Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Professional Designations this month! Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a multi-disciplinary approach that prioritizes design strategies in the built environment to create safe spaces and deter criminal activity. While born through the law enforcement field, we’ve found that CPTED principles complement and coincide …