Encouragement Standards & Guides



28 documents found

Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit

The toolkit can be used by anyone who promotes youth physical activity, including community leaders; physical education and health education teachers; physical activity coordinators at the school, district, and state levels; and physical activity practitioners working in health or community-based organizations.

Mon 27th Sep 2010

Child and Youth Friendly Land Use and Transport Planning Guidelines

The first part of this report provides reasons as to why land-use and transport planning should be made more child- and youth-friendly. The second part sets out 27 guidelines that could be applied in the course of a municipality or other agency becoming more child- and youth-friendly in its transport and land-use planning.

Fri 24th Sep 2010

Active Transport for Childcare Centres

This report aims provide guidance to councils seeking ways to support active transport as a means of promoting positive environmental and health outcomes in their communities. 

Fri 24th Sep 2010

Streets Ahead: supporting children to get active in their neighbourhood

VicHealth developed the Streets Ahead program in 2008 to build on the successes of the Walking School Bus (WSB) program.  This guide encourages kids to use their own legs and wheels for short local trips – and travel by car less – by encouraging them to walk, cycle, skate or run to school and other local destinations.

Fri 24th Sep 2010

Pedestrian and bicycle planning: A guide to best practice

Published by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, this is an excellent resource for anyone wishing to achieve better planning outcomes for pedestrians and cyclists.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Cycling-inclusive Policy Development: A Handbook

This guide aims to help developing world cities achieve their sustainable transport goals, through the dissemination of information about international experience, policy advice, training and capacity building and targeted work on sustainable transport projects within cities. 

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Bikeability Toolkit (Australia)

This 2006 resource created by the Bicycle Federation of Australia provides a practical checklist and relevant resources to assist local and state governments, as well as developers and community groups to improve the physical and social conditions for cycling.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Bike Belles: For women who want to cycle

This guide produced and distributed by Sustrans in the UK aims to encourage more women to cycle with information on selecting the right bicycle, commuting, finding groups, etc.

Mon 20th Sep 2010