Explore helpful links and useful resources from partner organizations that support our efforts to improve transportation options and build a culture of active living.
The Health Equity Action Team (HEAT) is a collaborative group of community members and partners, representing numerous organizations throughout Indiana, working to build awareness, understanding, capacity and ability to address health equity. For more information on HEAT’s history, work and how to participate, please see the Indiana Health Equity Action Team Overview by clicking “Download”.
AARP’s Livable Communities efforts include an online database of walkability tools and resources.
Active Living Research is at the forefront of building evidence about how to create communities that are great for physical activity. They have learned that communities designed for activity are better for health, economic vitality, and environmental sustainability.
America Walks is leading the way in empowering communities to create safe, accessible, and enjoyable walking conditions for all. They provide a voice for walking and walkable communities and provide strategy support, training and technical assistance.
APA Indiana is the state affiliate to the American Planning Association, the professional organization for planners across the country. The Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association advocates good planning for making great communities.
APA provides leadership in the development of great communities for all by advocating excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change.
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. They strengthen the public health profession and speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science.
APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation. To strengthen and improve public transportation, APTA serves and leads its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing.
APBP is a community of practitioners working to create more walkable, bikeable places. They foster peer knowledge sharing, advance technical expertise, and support the professional development of their members.
Bicycle Indiana makes bike riding safe and equitable for all Hoosiers by educating bicyclists, motorists, and policymakers, and advocating for laws, policies, and infrastructure.
CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) protects the health of Americans at every stage of life by encouraging regular physical activity, good nutrition, and preventing adult and childhood obesity.
The Greenways Foundation is a charitable trust working to promote the growth, enhancement and use of Indiana greenways. They envision a statewide trail, greenway, and bikeway system that provides access to trails for all Indiana citizens.
Healthy Places by Design advances community-led action and proven, place-based strategies to ensure health and wellbeing for all. They are strategic partners for communities and those who invest in them, helping turn visions of health into equitable and lasting impact.
Human Impact Partners brings the power of public health to campaigns and movements for a just society.
The League represents bicyclists in the movement to create safer roads, stronger communities, and a bicycle-friendly America. Through information, advocacy and promotion, they work to celebrate and preserve the freedom cycling brings to our members everywhere.
The National Center for Bicycling & Walking’s mission is to create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities. It is a resident program at Project for Public Spaces.
The National Center for Mobility Management is a technical assistance center funded through the Federal Transit Administration with a mission to promote customer-centered mobility strategies that advance good health, economic vitality, self-sufficiency, and community.
The National Collaborative promotes health equity by harnessing evidence, developing leaders, and catalyzing partnerships across the many different sectors that share responsibility for creating a more equitable and just society.
The National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, is a non-profit, non-partisan alliance of public interest organizations and transportation professionals committed to the development and implementation of Complete Streets policies and practices.
NRPA is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Leveraging their role in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities, NRPA’s members represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between.
PPS is dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build strong communities. They are the central hub of the global placemaking movement, connecting people to ideas, resources, expertise, and partners who see place as the key to addressing our greatest challenges.
RTC serves as the national voice for more than 160,000 members and supporters, 31,000 miles of rail-trails and multi-use trails, and more than 8,000 miles of potential trails waiting to be built, with a goal of creating more walkable, bikeable communities in America.
The Safe Routes Partnership improves quality of life for kids and communities by working to advance safe walking and bicycling to and from schools, to improve the health and wellbeing of kids of all races, income levels, and abilities, and to foster the creation of healthy communities for everyone.
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) connects learning with action to unlearn racism, work together, and help communities thrive. There are currently chapters in Indianapolis, Monroe County, and Lafayette, Indiana.
Smart Growth America envisions a country where no matter where you live, or who you are, you can enjoy living in a place that is healthy, prosperous, and resilient. They empower communities through technical assistance, advocacy, and thought leadership and are home to several other branded programs.
Transportation for America, a program of Smart Growth America, is an alliance of elected, business and civic leaders from communities across the country, united to ensure that states and the federal government step up to invest in smart, homegrown, locally-driven transportation solutions.