Policy in Action Research Project on Complete Streets in Springfield

Partners for a Healthier Community Receives RWJF Grant to Study Springfield’s Complete Street Plan with Live Well Springfield Coalition.

PHC has received one of only nine national Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies  for  Action Grant  to study Springfield’s Complete Streets policy.  ”Complete Streets” refer to policies that support roadways that are designed and operated for the safety of everyone using it—whether by car or bike, foot or bus. PHC and Tufts University, led by principal investigators Kathleen Szegda, PhD, MPH, MS, and Erin Hennessy, PhD, MPH, will investigate whether “Complete Streets” policies lead to changes in the built environment, the economic environment, the social environment, and health/health behaviors.

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