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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: .. Español.. Home.. Program Contact.. Teacher Tally.. Resources.. Resources for Grantees.. Participants.. Final Reports/Maps.. Participation Map.. Program News.. Welcome to I-WALK!.. I-WALK.. is an Iowa walkability program administered by.. Iowa Department of Public Health.. and.. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.. , and implemented by communities across Iowa.. Local Public Health leads the implementation effort and is vital to the success of the program.. The goal of I-WALK.. is to provide community coalitions with relevant local information to help them continuously update, implement, and evaluate their community walking plans.. I-WALK has a heavy emphasis on data collection and analysis, with the goal of providing communities with the best up-to-date information and data analysis to be used as a catalyst for environmental change.. I-WALK utilizes Web Mapping Technologies and Global Positioning Systems.. (GPS) to accurately map routes that children and community members use to walk or bicycle to school, work, or other community destinations and identify barriers and solutions  ...   of WALK includes a pilot project funded by an.. Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT).. non-infrastructure grant, launched in September 2010 in 12 Iowa schools, focusing on Safe Routes to School data collection and planning.. In Spring 2012, I-WALK was implemented in an additional four schools through funds obtained by.. Iowans Fit for Life.. , Iowa Department of Public Health, through a grant from Centers for Disease Control (CDC).. In July 2012, I-WALK piloted its first project specifically focusing on the aging adult population in Cedar Falls, Iowa.. Additional funds have been awarded by IDOT to expand the I-WALK program into another 12 elementary schools during the 2012-13 school year.. Past and present participants can be found.. here.. along with a.. map.. of where they are located in the state.. For more information, please contact the I-WALK Project Manager.. suzy.. wilson@idph.. iowa.. gov.. 2010-13 - Iowa Department of Public Health.. Funding for I-WALK provided by Iowa Department of Transportation..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: English.. Bienvenidos.. Información de contacto.. Bienvenidos a I-WALK.. I-WALK.. es un programa de movilidad a pie en Iowa.. Es administrado por el.. Departamento de Salud Pública de Iowa.. y el.. Departamento de Extensión y Difusión de la Universidad del Estado de Iowa.. , y lo implementan varias comunidades del estado de Iowa.. El Departamento de Salud Pública local dirige la campaña de implementación y es vital para el éxito del programa.. El objetivo de I-WALK.. es brindar a las coaliciones comunitarias información local útil para ayudarlas a actualizar, implementar y evaluar en forma continua sus planes de recorridos seguros para ir a la escuela y de caminatas comunitarias.. I-WALK se dedica en especial a la recolección y al análisis de datos con el fin de brindar a las comunidades la mejor información actualizada y el análisis de los datos que se usarán para producir el cambio ambiental.. I-WALK usa herramientas de diseño de mapas en la web y sistemas de posicionamiento global.. (GPS) para trazar con exactitud el mapa de los recorridos que los niños y otros  ...   brindará nuevas oportunidades para realizar los entre 30 y 60 minutos de actividad física recomendados por día e incorporar la caminata a la rutina familiar diaria.. Los antecedentes del programa.. I-WALK incluyen un proyecto piloto financiado por una subvención no infraestructural del.. Departamento de Transporte de Iowa (IDOT).. Este proyecto se lanzó en septiembre de 2010 en 12 escuelas de Iowa y se centró en la recolección de datos y la planificación de recorridos seguros para ir a la escuela.. En la primavera de 2012, I-WALK se implementó en otras cuatro escuelas mediante los fondos obtenidos de.. , del Departamento de Salud Pública de Iowa, a través de una subvención de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC).. I-WALK también puso a prueba su primer proyecto con especial enfoque en la población de adultos mayores en una comunidad de Iowa.. El IDOT otorgó fondos adicionales para extender el programa I-WALK a otras 12 escuelas primarias durante el período escolar 2012-2013.. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con el director de proyecto de I-WALK a..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: I-WALK Project Coordinator.. Suzy Wilson, RD, LD.. Bureau of Nutrition and Health Promotion.. Iowa Dept.. of Public Health.. Lucas State Office Bldg, 4th floor.. 321 E.. 12th Street.. Des Moines, IA 50319..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: The Teacher Tally was developed to help communities determine how students get to and from school each day.. This information provides the baseline data needed to determine any change (increase ideally) in walking or bicycling to and from school to help evaluate the effectiveness of the I-WALK program over the short term as well as long term.. What the Teacher Tally asks of teachers:.. Teachers ask students how they got to and from school each day over the course of three days (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday).. The teacher will  ...   how they got to and from school.. The teacher then records information along with the weather for that day on the tally sheet.. Individual students are not identified on the tally sheet, only aggregate data is recorded.. Data Collection Forms.. Teachers download (.. pdf.. or.. jpg.. ) a printed form to collected the data during the week and then transfer the results to the online database at the end of the week.. Click to Enter.. Tally Data.. Summary Results.. Fall 2013.. Spring 2013.. Spring 2012.. Fall 2012.. 2010/11 schools..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: General Resources.. Welcome to the I-WALK Resources.. In addition to the resources below, I-WALK grantees may find project specific resources.. Webinars.. January 11, 2011 - Overview of Resources and Next Steps (download powerpoiint.. pptx.. or view video.. wmv.. ).. February 15, 2011 - Webinar recording.. wmv, Partnership Purpose.. ppt.. , IDOE Max Christensen.. ppt.. , GTSB Mick Mulhern.. , DNR Scot Michelson.. March 1, 2011 - Webinar recording.. , Webinar Intro.. pp.. t, Infrastructure application 2011.. doc.. , Infrastructure scoring 2010.. doc.. , Infrastructure App Safety Scoring Pts.. docx.. , IDOT Kathy Ridnour.. , INTRANS Chris Albrecht.. pptx.. , Iowa Safe Routes to School Workshops.. March 22, 2011 - Webinar recording.. , Seeger GPS Assessment.. August 27, 2012 (.. This presentation provides a brief overview of the I-WALK program for fall 2012.. Media.. Please see the.. news section.. of the I-WALK site.. Walking with a Purpose.. (.. pdf.. This resource will help your school conduct a walkability assessment of its neighborhood.. The checklist will help assess what makes the walking environment inviting and safe, as well as identify barriers that exist.. After the assessment, school staff can help students become advocates for a more walkable community.. ).. This is the tally that will be administered by each 3rd- 5th grade classroom teacher over 3 consecutive days.. Ideally this would be done in October to  ...   land-use planning process.. The checklist was piloted on two charrettes that engaged community members (a charrette is an intensive planning session where citizens, designers and others collaborate on a vision for development).. Charrette organizers found in their post-evaluation that community members learned a lot about healthy community design as a result of the presentation.. They also said the checklist was useful in helping them make healthy land-use decisions for their community.. The final concept development drawings, based on community input, reflected the community members’ new knowledge and desire to incorporate healthy community design principles into the plan.. Alliance for Biking and Walking: Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Repor.. t.. In the new report,.. Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report.. , the Alliance for Biking Walking ranks all 50 states and the 51 largest U.. S.. cities on bicycling and walking levels, safety, funding, and other factors.. The report is funded by CDC’s Healthy Community Design Initiative.. Federal Highway Administration: Livability Fact Sheets.. Livability fact sheets are now available on FHWA’s livability website at.. www.. fhwa.. dot.. gov/livability/fact_sheets.. The fact sheets provide information and examples on how considering livability during the transportation decision-making process can benefit communities.. The fact sheet topics include health, housing costs, freight, land use, safety, management and operations, rural communities, and the environment..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: Resources for Program Grantees.. Walking School Bus Resources.. Several.. files.. to use when developing a WSB program.. Letter from LPH to teacher.. docx.. This letter is a template you can use to send to the teacher along with the teacher tally.. It provides a brief overview of I-WALK Safe Routes to School as well as a request for their help in completing the survey.. I-WALK Webinar March 26, 2013.. flv.. Three I-WALK communities share their successful Safe Routes to School programs.. I-WALK Webinar Janauary 24, 2013.. Overview of survey result and how to access as well as coalition report update.. Survey Result Review.. page link.. I-WALK Webinar August 27, 2012.. I-WALK Introduction Presentation.. This presentation provides a brief overview of both national and Iowa Safe Routes to School Programs and why they are important.. Each slide contains speaker notes with key points about both programs as well as a more in-depth look at Iowa's I-WALK program using GPS technology.. Coalition Member  ...   parents regarding the survey.. I-WALK Safe Routes to School Online Survey Flyer (.. publisher.. I-WALK Meeting 1.. To help you start the conversation about Safe Routes to School with your community coalition, a meeting agenda and talking points have been developed to help guide you through the discussion.. The agenda and talking points can be adjusted to meet the needs of your coalition meeting.. I-WALK GPS Mapping Workshop Specifics.. Local Public Health specifics for day of GPS training and mapping.. I-WALK GPS Assessment Workshop.. Powerpoint presented during the GPS Assessment Workshop.. iPhoneOverview (.. iPhone mapping Legend (.. iPhone data collection.. video overview.. I-WALK Meeting 2.. To help you continue the conversation about Safe Routes to School with your community coalition, a meeting agenda and talking points have been developed to help guide you through the discussion.. Letter to LPH.. This document will provide next steps for administering the Teacher Tally for the school you are working with for the I-WALK project..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: Participating Schools, Final Reports and Maps.. 2011 Final Report (.. PDF.. 2012/13 Final Report (.. Click on the links below the Teacher Tally, Report or Maps headings to see reports for each of the participating schools.. Year.. Tally.. Report.. 1.. Online Maps.. 2.. Grinnell.. 2013.. Final.. Boone.. Postville – Cora B.. Darling Elementary.. 2012/13.. Castalia.. Webinar Intro.. Webinar Report.. Waterloo – Dr.. Walter Cunningham.. School for Excellence.. La Porte City – La Porte City Elementary.. Storm Lake – Storm Lake Elementary.. Storm Lake – St.. Mary’s Catholic School.. Oelwein – Wings Park Elementary.. Ida Grove – Battle Creek Ida.. Grove Elementary.. Webinar.. Iowa City – Ernest Horn Elementary.. North Liberty – James Van Allen..  ...   Dallas Center Elementary - Dallas Center.. Lincoln Upper Elementary - Washington.. Wellman Elementary - Wellman.. DeSoto Intermediate - Desoto.. 2010/11.. Chart.. GPS Field Data.. Fairmeadows Elementary - West Des Moines.. Fremont-Mills Elementary - Tabor.. Hull Christian School - Hull.. Johnson Elementary - Spencer.. Kalona Elementary - Kalona.. Riceville Elementary - Riceville.. Schuler Elementary - Atlantic.. Tilford Elementary - Vinton.. West Elementary - Independence.. North Fayette Elementary - West Union.. Lincoln Elementary - Fort Madison.. 3.. Files are in PDF format, report date and version number are provided.. GIS data files for the maps will be provided to the Local Public Health in late September.. Denmark and Richardson schools also participated in the Teacher Tally..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: Participating I-Walk Communities..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: Recent.. awards.. news articles.. from I-WALK communities, partners and individuals working to create healthy, safe environments that support physical activity.. Awards.. March 2013.. The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Promotion at the Iowa Department of Public Health has recognized Ashley Christensen with the.. Excellence in Physical Activity.. award.. Ashley is the Safe Routes to School Liaison for the Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission  ...   Award.. presented by the Bureau of Nutrition and Health Promotion to recognize an individual, a team of individuals, community, business, or organization that has excelled in the advancement of physical activity among Iowans.. 2012 recipient: Washington County Board of Health.. News Articles.. Program studies ‘walkability, bikeability’ of schools: Iowa City district taking part in I-WALK this fall.. The Gazette.. Cedar Rapids, Iowa.. November 25..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: Director de proyecto de I-WALK..

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  • Title: I-WALK: Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit
    Descriptive info: Teacher Tally Results.. The results shown below are composite numbers collected on a Tuesday - Thursday beginning with the start date listed.. You can select.. To.. From.. to toggle the presented data and compare the numbers with other school districts.. Selecting the school district will allow you to view the results by school building  ...   To School.. (view.. School District.. Start.. Date.. Bus.. Plus.. Walk.. Bike.. Only.. Family.. Carpool.. Public.. Other.. Cedar Falls.. 09/24/13.. 10.. 7%.. 17.. 2%.. 12.. 3%.. 26.. 6%.. 38.. 5%.. 0%.. 1%.. From School.. Cedar Falls.. 8.. 23.. 11.. 9%.. 31%.. 29.. 1%.. note: due to rounding the total percent may be less than 100%..

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