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When Transportation and Public 
Health Intersect in Minnesota 
rail~volution| minneapolis | 09.24.2014
Session Description 
 Three state health & transportation departments 
collaborate & leverage resources to advance walkin...
Objectives 
 Describe lessons learned by presenters who work to 
increase physical activity in communities of need. 
 As...
How we started dating…
…began courting each other
We both cared about kids…SRTS
AND, had a love affair with bikes.
Which we had to tell people about
We even evaluate our relationship.
…and, plan for the future
Thank you! 
Nicole Campbell 
Safe Routes to School Coordinator 
Minnesota Department of Transportation 
nicole.campbell@st...
Misc. Question/Discussion Ideas 
 Partnering with non-state agencies on our work 
 BCBS, BikeMN, RDC’s, LPH 
 share res...
RV 2014: When Transportation and Public Health Intersect in Minnesota by Amber Dallman
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RV 2014: When Transportation and Public Health Intersect in Minnesota by Amber Dallman

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When Transportation and Public Health Intersect in Minnesota

How can you encourage more walking and biking as "regular" modes of transportation? Learn how a creative collaboration between Minnesota's Department of Health and Department of Transportation is doing just that. Hear about the state's Safe Routes to School program, its Bikeable Communities Workshops and its Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Initiatives.

Moderator: Thomas Kottke, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Janelle Waldock, Director of Public Policy & Community Initiatives, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
Nicole Campbell, SRTS Program Administrator, Minnesota Department of Transportation, St. Paul, Minnesota
Amber Dallman, Physical Activity Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota

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RV 2014: When Transportation and Public Health Intersect in Minnesota by Amber Dallman

  1. 1. When Transportation and Public Health Intersect in Minnesota rail~volution| minneapolis | 09.24.2014
  2. 2. Session Description  Three state health & transportation departments collaborate & leverage resources to advance walking & bicycling.  Transportation & Public Health Professionals from MN, NC, & WI share successes, lessons learned, & how to up the ante to create more equitable and healthy transportation systems.  Learn how states moved beyond interventions & paved the way for working together in this fun, engaging discussion.
  3. 3. Objectives  Describe lessons learned by presenters who work to increase physical activity in communities of need.  Assess efforts to increase physical activity according to lessons learned from presenters.  Compare presenter and participant efforts to increase physical activity in communities of need.  Identify meaningful and innovative approaches to utilize to increase physical activities in communities of need.
  4. 4. How we started dating…
  5. 5. …began courting each other
  6. 6. We both cared about kids…SRTS
  7. 7. AND, had a love affair with bikes.
  8. 8. Which we had to tell people about
  9. 9. We even evaluate our relationship.
  10. 10. …and, plan for the future
  11. 11. Thank you! Nicole Campbell Safe Routes to School Coordinator Minnesota Department of Transportation nicole.campbell@state.mn.us | 651.366.4180 Amber Dallman Physical Activity Coordinator Minnesota Department of Health amber.dallman@state.mn.us | 651.201.5494
  12. 12. Misc. Question/Discussion Ideas  Partnering with non-state agencies on our work  BCBS, BikeMN, RDC’s, LPH  share resources, not duplicating efforts because of statewide reach of both MnDOT/MDH  Challenges  Defining planning, language/expertise differences  Success when LPH working with ATP, engineers on projects

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