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VERB

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Launched in 2002 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, VERB was a ‘for-kids-by-kids’ multicultural campaign aimed at increasing and maintaining physical activity amon…
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Bear Creek Safe Routes to School Program

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With help from the Safe Routes to School administrator for the Boulder Valley School District in Colorado, Bear Creek initiated the Walking School Bus and other active transportat…
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Fort Collins Efficiency Works (Neighborhoods)

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In 2016, to increase the scale and comprehensiveness of energy efficiency and renewables projects needed to meet its Climate Action Plan in the home sector, Fort Collins created t…
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Bear Creek Safe Routes to School Program

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With help from the Safe Routes to School administrator for the Boulder Valley School District in Colorado, Bear Creek initiated the Walking School Bus and other active transportat…
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Portland’s Smart Trips Welcome Program

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After creating Smart Trips, a successful transportation program for residents of Portland, Oregon, the Bureau of Transportation chose to redefine the program, shifting its focus t…
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Go Boulder

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Created in 1989, the Go Boulder program was designed to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution by getting Boulder residents to shift from single-occupant vehicle use to alter…
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Water-Efficient Durham

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To combat the increasing demand on its existing water supply, the Regional Municipality of Durham created the water efficiency program, Water Efficient Durham, which aimed to conv…
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Turn it Off: Anti-Idling Project Using Commitment, Prompts and Norms

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In an attempt to combat vehicle idling, Toronto instated an Anti-Idling Bylaw limiting vehicle idling to three minutes. However, because enforcement proved difficult, the bylaw al…
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Clean Air at Home

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Created by York Region’s Public Health and Housing Services, the Clean Air at Home pilot was designed to reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants among children from birth to si…
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Using Social Marketing to Promote Cold and Flu Prevention Behaviors on an Australian University Campus

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In 2011, a social marketing intervention was developed and tested at the University of Wollongong to determine its effectiveness in reducing the spread of colds and flu among univ…
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