Our Spotlight Cities & Towns series continues this month on the HEAL Cities and Towns Campaign website with a brief article on the City of Salisbury, Maryland and the City of Roanoke, Virginia. These monthly articles provide our HEAL cities and towns with an opportunity to learn about the HEAL work taking place across the region and strategies for success. Please be sure to check out our website for the latest features
The City of Salisbury is creating a more walkable and bikeable community by investing municipal funding in infrastructure changes that support active lifestyles. The City is implementing new bike lanes, safe crosswalk design, and mural crosswalks to slow street traffic. Read more here.
Roanoke is using its outdoor amenities to drive healthy behavior change and economic development for residents and visitors. The city has been able to attract businesses interested in providing their employees opportunities to lead healthy and active lives near where they live, work, and play. Read our case study here.