Active Networking Regional Bingo
  
Why IS PE ImportantAmericans are growing more obese & overweight…rapidly!!                      more        1985          ...
Swedish Study • Performed - study of all Swedish men born between 1950   on 1976--- who entered the MILITARY— At age 18 Th...
Figure 1 2004 CST in English-language arts by the number of fitness standards achieved                                    ...
Figure 2 shows these same results using 2004 CST in mathematics scale scores                                              ...
Enhanced AcademicPerformanceConsistent exercise, and certain typesof specific exercises, can bothtemporarily and permanent...
Average composite of 20 student      brains taking the same test Brain after sitting quietly                  Brain after ...
Literacy Data            1.2.9
Math Data
Childhood Obesity is a Simple Mathematic Equation   Less Calories in       Minus  More Calories out        That is why we ...
The Core Beliefs of a PE4life                 Program•   Ideally PE every day (minimum:  every other day)•   Develop an in...
Malpractice OccurrencesDidn’t finish work   Discipline ProblemDiscipline Problem   More academic Time Needed       NO     ...
Medical Excuses       Modified FormsDoctor’s note should indicate what             Student     Can Do!!!
DU PAGE COUNTYPROMOTING ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION     The Built Environment
WHY DO IT?• Transportation •   benefits• Quality of   life/health and   fitness• Economic   development 
Transportation BenefitsWhat gets theequivalent of 1,000miles per gallon,doesnt pollute,         •Reduced trafficgreatly in...
Trip Diversion      • Bicycling/walking are        ideal transportation        alternatives for        shorter trips      ...
Trip Lengths in DuPage County                                       < 3 miles                                          54%...
Quality of LifeHealth and Fitness        • Recreation        • Nature experience        • Mental health benefits          ...
Quality of Life/Health       • Slows the aging          process by promoting          active/healthy lifestyles       • Ai...
Quality of Life/Health           • Promotes sense of              community           • Promotes              environmenta...
Economic Development          • Contributes to the           economic vitality of           the community          •Eco-to...
Economic Development•Amenity in residential areas increaseshome values•Small business development (shops,restaurants)•Can ...
Economic Development Example – Naperville Riverwalk 
Pre-Riverwalk Development Aerial of Downtown Naperville
Hitchcock Design Group, Naperville, Illinois  - Latest Area Plan 
It’s More Fun!                              Multi-use system includes Bison roam the prairie at                           ...
Plan Development1987:  1st Countywide land use plan           setting aside open space     along greenway corridors1984:  ...
Plan BasisIntergovernmental Coordination •Part of NE Illinois Regional  Transportation Plan •90 local agencies in DuPage •...
Plan BasisIntergovernmental Coordination • Municipalities • Park Districts • Forest Preserve District • DuPage County Div....
Plan Components•Goals & Policies   (e.g., County Healthy Roads)•Existing Facilities•Roads Suitable for Bicycling  
Plan Components• Proposed new facilities • Priority projects for   implementation by all 90   agencies• Plan summary in me...
EXISTING BIKEWAYS Paths, routes & lanes:  •1995 = 197 miles•2008 = 462 miles
PROPOSED  BIKEWAYS•Every citizen within 3 miles of a regional bikeway •307 proposed miles
ROLE OF FORWARD  
VISION OF FORWARD  • Increase Public Education on   Value of Active Transportation • Promote Usage of Facilities• Utilize ...
Blackwell Trail                                                    Illinois Prairie Path                                  ...
Glen Briar Walk-to-School Day                Glen Ellyn                                Great Western Trail Connection     ...
EXPANDING WORK WITH       EXISTING PARTNERS• DuPage Mayors and Managers   Conference• League of Illinois Bicyclists• Activ...
PROPOSED PROJECTS• Bike-to-Work Employer-Based Site   Training Program • Bike-to-Transit Marketing Campaign • DuPage Count...
PROPOSED PROJECTS• Bicycle Parking Program for Businesses • Countywide Directional Signage for   Trails • Active Transport...
CENTER FOR ACTIVE LIVING• Improve Access to Active   Transportation Especially for   Families• Work with Coalition Partner...
www.dupageco.org/bikeways for Maps and UpdatesDeborah Jan Fagan, Chief Planner And County Trail System Coordinator, Dupage...
  
Jerry and Estella Hayes
The Finishing Touches
The Finishing Touches
            www.forwarddupage.org
April 15 part two final
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  • April 15 part two final

    1. 1.   
    2. 2. Active Networking Regional Bingo
    3. 3.   
    4. 4. Why IS PE ImportantAmericans are growing more obese & overweight…rapidly!! more 1985 1996 2004 No Data       10%          0%–14%        15%–19%        20%–24%        ≥25% *BMI ≥30, or about 30 lbs overweight for 5’4” person lbs
    5. 5. Swedish Study • Performed - study of all Swedish men born between 1950  on 1976--- who entered the MILITARY— At age 18 They  had grades and test scores  at 15 and test scores on  entering military at 18.  As well they had information on  physical fitness at 15 and 18 and made their analyses. • 270,000 were siblings• 3100 were fraternal twins• 1432 were identical twins• The sample included a total of 1,221,727 men • The finding was that higher IQ scores were found in those  men with the better cardiovascular conditioning, even  when comparing TWINS
    6. 6. Figure 1 2004 CST in English-language arts by the number of fitness standards achieved Grade 5 Grade 7 Grade 9 360 355 352 350 350 342 340 339 336CST ELA Scale Score 333 330 329 327 326 322 322 320 320 317 316 314 310 311 309 306 304 300 300 290 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Overall PFT Score
    7. 7. Figure 2 shows these same results using 2004 CST in mathematics scale scores Grade 5 Grade 7 Grade 9 370 360 361 358 350 350 346 342 340 336CST Math Scale Score 334 330 330 330 324 322 322 320 319 317 316 315 310 308 308 300 300 300 294 290 280 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Overall PFT Score
    8. 8. Enhanced AcademicPerformanceConsistent exercise, and certain typesof specific exercises, can bothtemporarily and permanently affectthe way your brain is able to focus, itsability to deal with stress and anxiety,and its ability to learn …“Exercise is like fertilizer forthe brain … it’s so good, it’slike Miracle Gro”.- Dr. John Ratey, Harvard Brain Researcher
    9. 9. Average composite of 20 student brains taking the same test Brain after sitting quietly Brain after 20 minute walkResearch/scan  compliments of Dr. Chuck Hillman University of Illinois
    10. 10. Literacy Data 1.2.9
    11. 11. Math Data
    12. 12. Childhood Obesity is a Simple Mathematic Equation  Less Calories in Minus More Calories out That is why we need   Quality Daily Physical Education
    13. 13. The Core Beliefs of a PE4life Program• Ideally PE every day (minimum:  every other day)• Develop an innovative curriculum • Explore new lifetime activities• Integrate new technology into the PE class, i.e. heart  rate monitors, pedometers, fitness software... • Explore opportunities in team building/leadership• Direct to all students, not just the athletically  inclined• Variety of sports, life time activities and fitness  activities small sided games• Individualized fitness assessments• Extend PE beyond the walls of the gymnasium --   develop community partnerships
    14. 14. Malpractice OccurrencesDidn’t finish work Discipline ProblemDiscipline Problem More academic Time Needed NO NO  Recess PE
    15. 15. Medical Excuses Modified FormsDoctor’s note should indicate what Student Can Do!!!
    16. 16. DU PAGE COUNTYPROMOTING ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION The Built Environment
    17. 17. WHY DO IT?• Transportation •   benefits• Quality of  life/health and  fitness• Economic  development 
    18. 18. Transportation BenefitsWhat gets theequivalent of 1,000miles per gallon,doesnt pollute, •Reduced trafficgreatly increases yourphysical andmental health, congestion through tripencourages fun andfriendships? diversion  •Air quality improvements through reduced auto emissions
    19. 19. Trip Diversion • Bicycling/walking are ideal transportation alternatives for shorter trips • Most trips less than 5 miles
    20. 20. Trip Lengths in DuPage County < 3 miles 54% > 5 miles 31% 3 to 5 miles 15%Source: CATS Household Travel Survey
    21. 21. Quality of LifeHealth and Fitness • Recreation • Nature experience • Mental health benefits  (stress reduction,  decreased depression,  decreased anxiety)
    22. 22. Quality of Life/Health • Slows the aging  process by promoting  active/healthy lifestyles • Aids in preventing and  controlling diabetes  and arthritis • Helps reduce obesity 
    23. 23. Quality of Life/Health • Promotes sense of  community • Promotes  environmental  stewardship and  resource  conservation
    24. 24. Economic Development • Contributes to the  economic vitality of  the community •Eco-tourism • Sales:   Equipment supplies
    25. 25. Economic Development•Amenity in residential areas increaseshome values•Small business development (shops,restaurants)•Can be the focal point of downtowndevelopment/redevelopment
    26. 26. Economic Development Example – Naperville Riverwalk 
    27. 27. Pre-Riverwalk Development Aerial of Downtown Naperville
    28. 28. Hitchcock Design Group, Naperville, Illinois  - Latest Area Plan 
    29. 29. It’s More Fun! Multi-use system includes Bison roam the prairie at  equestrians, pedestrians, and Fermi National Laboratory bicyclists
    30. 30. Plan Development1987:  1st Countywide land use plan  setting aside open space  along greenway corridors1984:  1st Countywide Bikeway Plan1996-  Plan Updates 2008:
    31. 31. Plan BasisIntergovernmental Coordination •Part of NE Illinois Regional  Transportation Plan •90 local agencies in DuPage •Cooperative planning effort with  DuPage Mayors and Managers  Conference
    32. 32. Plan BasisIntergovernmental Coordination • Municipalities • Park Districts • Forest Preserve District • DuPage County Div. of Transportation • Townships • Federal Laboratories • Citizens
    33. 33. Plan Components•Goals & Policies   (e.g., County Healthy Roads)•Existing Facilities•Roads Suitable for Bicycling  
    34. 34. Plan Components• Proposed new facilities • Priority projects for  implementation by all 90  agencies• Plan summary in meeting  materials
    35. 35. EXISTING BIKEWAYS Paths, routes & lanes:  •1995 = 197 miles•2008 = 462 miles
    36. 36. PROPOSED BIKEWAYS•Every citizen within 3 miles of a regional bikeway •307 proposed miles
    37. 37. ROLE OF FORWARD  
    38. 38. VISION OF FORWARD  • Increase Public Education on  Value of Active Transportation • Promote Usage of Facilities• Utilize Expertise  
    39. 39. Blackwell Trail Illinois Prairie Path 47-year-old  Rail-to-Trail  Conversion Aurora School Kids On Bike Hike
    40. 40. Glen Briar Walk-to-School Day                Glen Ellyn Great Western Trail Connection                  Villa Park 
    41. 41. EXPANDING WORK WITH EXISTING PARTNERS• DuPage Mayors and Managers  Conference• League of Illinois Bicyclists• Active Transportation Alliance• Business Community 
    42. 42. PROPOSED PROJECTS• Bike-to-Work Employer-Based Site  Training Program • Bike-to-Transit Marketing Campaign • DuPage County Bicycle Ambassadors• Healthy Roads Policy – Municipal  Outreach Program
    43. 43. PROPOSED PROJECTS• Bicycle Parking Program for Businesses • Countywide Directional Signage for  Trails • Active Transportation for DuPage  Neighborhood Resource Centers• Bicycle Lane Expansion  • County Safe Routes to School Grant  Program
    44. 44. CENTER FOR ACTIVE LIVING• Improve Access to Active  Transportation Especially for  Families• Work with Coalition Partners to  Change Policy, Systems, and our  Built Environment
    45. 45. www.dupageco.org/bikeways for Maps and UpdatesDeborah Jan Fagan, Chief Planner And County Trail System Coordinator, Dupage County Department Of Economic Development And Planning Contact: dfagan@dupageco.org
    46. 46.   
    47. 47. Jerry and Estella Hayes
    48. 48. The Finishing Touches
    49. 49. The Finishing Touches
    50. 50.    www.forwarddupage.org
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