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THE INTERSECTION OF HEALTH AND TRANSPORTATION: HOW THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MOVES PEOPLE, NOT CARS

There is no question that the average American is getting sicker. While Utahns are healthier than their counterparts in other states, they are on a similar trajectory towards higher rates of chronic disease and poor health. So, what is driving this poor health? The answer may be more literal than industry researchers and practitioners originally […]

How Active Transportation Leads to a Healthy Community

A healthy community is one where members from all groups work together to ensure everyone has healthy living options, regardless of their socioeconomic status. While active transportation plays a large role in ensuring a healthy community, the significance of the role active transportation often noted. Whether people can bike, walk or use other forms of […]

Celebrate National Bike Month This May

May is National Bike Month, when pumping bike pedals is celebrated across the country. We’re lucky to live in Utah, which is the eighth most bike-friendly state in the country. During National Bike Month, learn more about active transportation in Utah and the unique power of the bike. What is National Bike Month? National Bike […]

Cottonwood Heights Zombie Ride

On June 5th, Monday afternoon, community members from Cottonwood Heights gathered around in creative zombie outfits and enjoyed music, food and bikes. This was an event put together by Cottonwood Heights and was held at their new city hall. Vendors were there promoting their businesses and the School of Rock put on a live show […]