Welcome to the Promoting
Active Communities Program
- What is the Promoting Active Communities Program?
The Promoting Active Communities (PAC) program is an online assessment and
award system. Communities can use the online self-assessment to evaluate
their built environments, policies, and programs that support active living.
New in 2013, assess your Complete Streets (CS) policies and implementation and receive
a Complete Streets score.
Michigan communities that complete the assessment are eligible for an award that
recognizes them as an innovative Michigan community that is making it easier for
their citizens to lead an active lifestyle.
- Who should complete the PAC assessment?
Every Michigan city, township, charter township, or village
is encouraged to complete a Promoting Active Communities assessment.
- Why complete the PAC assessment?
Active living communities support and promote active living and are great places to work, live, and play.
to learn more about Active Living Principles.
- What is involved in the PAC award application process?
It involves answering questions about your community in the online, interactive Promoting Active Communities
preview or print the application,
visit the Preview the Assessment section.
- How do communities get started?
Register to begin completing the PAC assessment for your
community. Registration only takes a couple of minutes. Take a look at the
Getting Started page for more information
on forming a team, using the online assessment and gathering information to complete the assessment.