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  • Online Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse Launches: The CDC has launched a Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse, which is intended to provide training and serve as a source of news about the critical intersection between health and place. Follow the link to access resources to address current and emerging design and health issues through informative videos, news and topical conversations.
  • TGM 2014 Grant Awards: A list of the TGM 2014 Grant Awards is now available.
  • Healthy Community Speaker Series: The Healthy Community Speaker Series is back for 2014, with events in Portland, Salem, Eugene and Bend on October 7-10. James F. Sallis, Ph.D, Director of the Active Living Research program will discuss how community design, land use, and transportation policies affect our ability to be more physically active - and, in turn, our ability to stay healthy throughout our lifespan. Click here for more information about these free events.
  • Rethinking Streets - New Report Available: The University of Oregon's Sustainable Cities Initiative has released a new report which provides detailed information on 25 successful complete streets projects across the United States. The report shows how communities implemented street improvements and the results of the changes they achieved. 
  • Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Model Code Module Available Now: TGM has released a new optional module for the Model Code for Small Cities, focused on transportation demand management (TDM). The TDM module is included in a guide for local governments that are interested in learning more about implementing a TDM program, including background information and a step-by-step approach to implementation.