America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce the second year of Micro Grant Funding. This program will award grantees up to $1,500.00 for projects related to increasing walking and walkability. Funded projects will increase walking and benefits of walkability in communities.
The Board of Directors of the Bike-Walk Alliance of New Hampshire (BWANH) announces that Executive Director Tim Blagden will transition from his staff position to volunteer chair of the BWANH Policy Committee. HEAL partners with BWANH and Transport NH to lead the New Hampshire Complete Streets Coalition.
Registration is now open for workshop #7 in our 8-part series. Titled "Collaboration Multiplier", this workshop is designed for individuals looking to leverage partnerships and expertise among the community.
Congratulations Manchester for winning the 2016 Culture of Health Prize! They are being honored for their efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. Manchester is just one of 7 other cities and towns from across the country to win this coveted award out of over 200 applicants.
Over 100 planners and elected officials took part in a series of regional Complete Streets events over the summer. Participants learned how Complete Streets can benefit New Hampshire communities and help our state address pressing economic and demographic issues.
Concord Monitor, 8/12/16: The effort to build a paved riverside trail across Concord for bikers and pedestrians has seen recent breakthroughs. The Merrimack River Greenway Trail’s proponents received what they saw as an important backing this week from the city council, hopefully boosting their chances to win an $800,000 federal grant this winter.