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Traffic safety camera campaign features Tulane PRC & partners

Physical Activity Research Special Interest Projects (SIPs) Education & Engagement

Published: August 28, 2013

American Traffic Solutions has teamed up with partners in New Orleans to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding and red-light running. The campaign not only explains the dangers to vulnerable populations (bicyclists, walkers and children), but also how the camera systems work to reduce injuries and fatalities. Featured in the video is Dr. Kathryn Parker, director of KidsWalk Coalition and assistant director of The Prevention Research Center at Tulane University, who states, "Traffic cameras…

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KidsWalk Coalition's Breakfast Roundtable: Active & Ready to Learn

Core Research Physical Activity Research Special Interest Projects (SIPs) Education & Engagement

Published: July 24, 2013

Active and Ready to Learn: Transportation's Role in Creating Healthy and Academic Ready Students Tulane University's Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives and KidsWalk Coalition at the Tulane Prevention Research Center are proud to co-sponsor a free breakfast roundtable discussion about the role transportation plays in the health and academic readiness of New Orleans' school age children. Please join us for breakfast and to contribute to an important conversation about creating social change through transportation…

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New Orleans one of 41 sites selected for national program to fight childhood obesity

Physical Activity Research Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

Published: October 26, 2010

New Orleans one of 41 sites selected for national program to fight childhood obesity Healthscaping – Issue 6 January 26, 2010 The Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Tulane University has been awarded a $360,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to improve opportunities for physical activity for children and families in New Orleans. New Orleans is one of 41 sites selected from over 500 proposals for the RWJF Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities initiative.…

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New Orleans youth will have a safer walk or bike to school thanks to planned infrastructure improvements

Physical Activity Research Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

Published: August 26, 2010

New Orleans youth will have a safer walk or bike to school thanks to planned infrastructure improvements **Fitting New Orleans – Issue 9 ** August 26, 2010 The KidsWalk Coalition is working to ensure kids have a new way to shake off first day of school jitters for the 2010-2011 school year – the option to walk or bike off that nervous energy on the way to school. The KidsWalk Coalition, a local initiative led…

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