The following organizations share OPCE's goal of building healthier communities. Their websites contain useful information and resources for CHSC grantees and those working in the field of obesity prevention.
It is the mission of the New York State Department of Transportation to ensure their customers – those who live, work and travel in New York State — have a safe, efficient, balanced and environmentally sound transportation system.
Transportation Alternatives’ mission is to reclaim New York City’s streets from the automobile and to promote bicycling, walking and public transit. With 100,000 active supporters and a committee of activists working locally in every borough, T.A. fights for the installation of infrastructure improvements that reduce speeding and traffic crashes, save lives and improve everyday transportation […]
PedNet Coalition (“pedestrian and pedaling network”) is a non-profit organization that promotes active transportation through advocacy and educational programming. They work to make it easier for people to walk, bike, use wheelchairs, and public transit for transportation.
Through advocacy efforts, infrastructure improvements, and community programs, GObike Buffalo works to create healthy, environmentally sustainable, community friendly options in the greater Buffalo region.
Smart Growth America is the only national organization dedicated to researching, advocating for, and leading coalitions to bring smart growth practices to more communities nationwide. From providing more sidewalks so people can walk to their town center to ensuring that more homes are built near public transit or productive farms remain a part of our […]
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a national non-profit that advances policy change and catalyzes support for healthy, active communities, starting with walking and bicycling to school. They are dedicated to creating livable, sustainable communities where all people can be healthy and physically active. The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a […]