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School Siting and Walkability: Experience and Policy Implications in California                                                                                                              

Vincent, Jeffrey M.; Miller, Ruth; Dillon, Lianne 
California Journal of Politics and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 3                                                                                                                                                                                      

As California looks to implement a Health in All Policies approach into state decision making, and weave health, equity, and environmental sustainability into more policies, a better understanding of the relationship between school siting and walkability is needed, particularly considering that the state provides funds to school districts for new school construction projects. This study measures the walkability around a sample of schools sited and constructed in six high-growth counties in California from 2003-2011.

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