In October, the town of Swanzey became the fourth community in New Hampshire to adopt a Complete Streets policy. This small town of 7,300 is being held up as a model for other communities who are striving to provide planning guidelines that support roads designed for all.

NHPR, Initial results of the Safe Routes to School Program from one Keene elementary school show that the percentage of students who walked to school increased from 11 percent to 26 percent in the five years since the program started. 

Reflecting back on 2015, we wanted to share a visual slideshow featuring our New Hampshire partners and their successes advancing the Healthy People Healthy Places Plan. Thank you to all of our partners - we wish you a happy 2016! 

NHBR: The town of Swanzey is the latest New Hampshire community to adopt a “Complete Streets” policy — a guide for developers, town planners and the public works department to follow when planning street renovations, changes and improvements. By Jeff Feingold

On November 4, members of the YMCA of Greater Nashua provided valuable feedback about the research being conducted by the Nashua Regional Planning Commission on how ‘friendly’ Nashua streets are for walking and bicycling.

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