Community Economic Development & Health

Designing buildings, neighborhoods, and communities in a way that protects people's health is possible when the right people work together.

Establish a practice of considering health effects when making land use, transportation planning, and other community design decisions.

Healthy Community Design

Walkable Neighborhood

How walkable is your neighborhood? Take the AARP Sidewalks and Streets Survey (PDF).

To help find a walkable place to live, use the WalkScore tool. (The link to this external site does not constitute an endorsement by Madison County or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the site.)

Healthy Community Design & Smart Growth Resources

Below are local, state, and national information and resources on healthy community design and smart growth.

Madison County



Last reviewed April 28, 2023