Zoning regulations for land use policy

Program overview

  • Local regulatory action shaping development, design, and built environment of communities and municipalities
  • Often intended to increase physical activity and active transportation and reduce vehicle miles traveled
  • Improvements decrease stress for residents and improve sense of community
  • Efforts are often designed to enhance economic vitality and growth
Target Population
Community-wide
Cost per Participant
Not applicable

Evidence and impacts

Proven

Ranked as having the highest level of evidence by County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

  • Influences physical activity and active transportation habits
  • Boosts bicycle and walking trips
  • Increases public transit use

Best practices in implementation

  • Note: This content is under review