Focus On . . . Active Living
CINCH aims to ensure that all Bernalillo County residents have convenient access to safe places to play and exercise. Physical activity is a strategy recommended by the CDC to prevent obesity and obesity-related chronic disease. Active living is influenced by more than a person’s decision to exercise according to recommended guidelines. Aspects of the built environment also influence how easy it is to be active. Places to exercise must be accessible, safe, and inviting.
CINCH Initiative: Open Schoolyards
In collaboration with Albuquerque Public Schools, the City of Albuquerque, and Bernalillo County, CINCH is working to create and implement a joint use initiative that will open schoolyards after hours, providing all County residents with safe places to play and exercise.
Strategic Direction: Complete Streets
CINCH works with partners including the Mid-Region Council of Governments and the NM Healthier Weight Council to support Complete Streets policies that ensure safer streets for all users including those who walk, use wheelchairs, bike, drive, and use public transportation.
ACTIVE LIVING RESOURCES & NEWS
To quickly access our collection of infographics, fact sheets, and reports, visit our resources page.