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Road Signs Pedcast

The Road Diet

Healthy Neighborhoods

Does your neighborhood have safe sidewalks, crosswalks, and bike lanes? Ever wonder how street design can improve health? Curious how transportation systems can make places not only more connected, but also more equitable? 

ChangeLab Solutions' pedcast Road Signs is designed for public health practitioners and advocates interested in creating safe and active streets. 

The pedcast is intended to accompany you on a walk around your neighborhood or office. Plug in your headphones, look both ways, and get moving! Learn about an approach to making existing streets safer — a “road diet” — with a story from Oakland, California.


Listen to Road Signs Pedcast: The Road Diet on SoundCloud

Design Resources


Host: Diane Dohm

Producers: Allison Allbee and Liz Mak

Special thanks to Jason Patton (City of Oakland), Joi Hudson (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Meredith Lee (California Department of Public Health), Livia Rojas and Heather Wooten (ChangeLab Solutions)

This project was supported by a Cooperative Agreement (#3U38OT000141-02S1) awarded to ChangeLab Solutions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the US Department of Health and Human Services.