A new report from Safe Routes to School and APHA shows how use of data can better promote walking and biking to school.
More people are dying on U.S. roads, according to early results, but there has been less legislative activity in passing state auto and highway safety laws.
No one knows public health better than your community. Today, Plan4Health launched an online forum to make communities even smarter in their public health decision-making — and to help others do the same.
National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chair T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, and husband Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, both APHA members, shared their unique public health approaches in an interview with Public Health Newswire.
The surgeon general has called for communities and individuals to step up their game. Here's why and how where you live can help you put your best foot forward.
Last week the Senate Commerce Committee passed the Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act, which was incorporated into the larger transportation reauthorization legislation.
A preventable epidemic. That’s how public health and safety leaders, including APHA, diagnosed the deadly toll of motor vehicle crashes during a news conference today while releasing the 2015 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws.
A rise in fatalities and injuries caused by large truck crashes coupled with a push by industry for bigger and heavier trucks led U.S. leaders yesterday to warn against raising federal truck size limits.
The cost of inactivity in the U.S. is high, from chronic conditions such as obesity to rising health care costs.
An annual report tracking the adoption of essential traffic safety laws among states was released Wednesday, revealing new cause for concern.
Thousands of helmet-clad schoolchildren from across the U.S. hopped on their bicycles this morning for National Bike to School Day. Today marks the second annual observance that celebrates safe, healthy routes to school.
A new report shows states are falling behind in adopting 15 basic traffic safety laws amid an increase in highway crash deaths.