Woodbridge Township Creative Placemaking Plan. June 2017. Project Team: Sara J. Malone and Karen Lowrie. Prepared for the Township of Woodbridge, NJ.
EAC is working with Pace Law School Land Use Law Center (LULC) and The College of New Jersey/Sustainable Jersey (TCNJ) under the Cleaner, Greener Communities Program to strategic advisor to NYSERDA as it develops a unified approach to local governments and communities. The emphasis of this effort is to integrate the state’s Climate Smart Communities […]cleaner, Climate, greener, Lowrie, LULC, NYSERDA, Pace, TCNJ
EAC staff assisted other Bloustein researchers in the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative in developing a Health and Food Systems Element intended to provide a policy framework and action agenda for expanding access to and uptake of healthy foods; increasing opportunities and pursuit of physical activity; improving health literacy and access to healthcare services; and addressing […]health, healthy food, Lowrie, Trenton, Trenton250
Since 2016, EAC staff and students have served as technical consultants, providing data collection, mapping and survey research to support Lifelong Elizabeth (http://www.jfscentralnj.org/lifelongelizabeth/index.php), a community-led, city endorsed initiative that aims to make Elizabeth an age-friendly community that is a healthy place to grow old. Some products associated with this project include a survey report, public […]age-friendly, Elizabeth, Lowrie
EAC staff supervised a masters planning studio project that analyzed health impacts of a potential new bike share program planned for Rutgers and three surrounding communities. See summary and full report here: (http://bloustein.rutgers.edu/rutgers-university-bike-share/)bikeshare, health impacts, HIA, Lowrie, studio
A Rapid HIA was conducted to consider the health impacts of the Municipal Public Access Plan developed by the City of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The HIA includes a baseline assessment of population health and then examines possible health impacts associated with four primary health determinants – safety, outdoor activity, social interaction and local economic […]HIA, Lowrie, New Brunswick
Meet EAC team member, Dr. Karen Lowrie and hear about her work building healthy communities for aging populations in the City of Elizabeth. With support from the Henry & Marilyn Taub Foundation, EAC Associate Director Dr. Karen Lowrie is working with a collaboration of partners through Lifelong Elizabeth, a community led, city-endorsed initiative that aims […]age-friendly, Elizabeth, Lowrie
EAC’s Jennifer Whytlaw, Jeanne Herb, Dr. Karen Lowrie and Dr. Michael Greenberg win grant from the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. Principal Investigators Jennifer Whytlaw and Jeanne Herb and partners, Dr. Karen Lowrie and Dr. Michael Greenberg, were one of four teams across the country to win a grant award from the County Health Rankings […]EJ Screen, Greenbert, health, Herb, Lowrie, public health, rankings, roadmaps, Robert Woods Johnson, USEPA, Whytlaw