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BOOK: Role of health impact assessments in improving health

I am listening to the webinar interview with Richard Jackson and keep hearing that information will be posted here, but I don't know where.…

Started by Fiona Hyde

0 Oct 12, 2011

The National Journal-A transportation information source

The National Journal is a publication that does not take sides.  I accidentally found a section written by transportation experts offering…

Started by Guillermo I. Benharar Vallarino

4 Jul 24, 2011
Reply by Marisel Brown

REPORT: Transportation & Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People & Communities

This report is the first report that looks at all three areas that impact health.  I was hoping they included transportation as a social de…

Started by Guillermo I. Benharar Vallarino

0 Jul 20, 2011

Dangerous by Design-A Pedestrian Safety Report from Transportation for America

The home of Disney World, Orlando, is the most dangerous place in the nation for pedestrians.  The report, Dangerous by Design, examines ca…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 May 25, 2011

Sustainable Communities Illustrated

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 May 17, 2011

Beyond HIAs

While HIA's are extremely valuable tools, we are beginning to apply many of the HIA tools, including GIS mapping and health literature, to…

Started by Jonnie Hyde

2 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Fiona Hyde

What do you get when you cross technology, community health, the housing bust, & the Transportation Bill?

Walkscore.com is the answer. Walkscore.com uses an algorithm to grade addresses based on nearby amenities, from restaurants and coffee shop…

Started by Marisel Brown

4 Sep 4, 2010
Reply by Marisel Brown

Good explanation of smart growth & sustainble community as land use concepts

Except from The Shadow of AB-375 by Kevin Newman   12/2009 "For sure, there are a number of challenges large and small associated with deve…

Started by Percival Scott Fife

0 Apr 21, 2010

Smart growth e-newsletter advocates for public health prevention

As I go about getting a better sense of how public health is connected to land use decisions, I noticed that there is very little mention a…

Started by Fiona Hyde

1 Mar 3, 2010
Reply by Marisel Brown

Prosperity depends on walkable cities says Smart Growth America president

In a speech to city officians in the state of Georgia, Geoff Anderson, president & CEO of Smart Growth America explained the importance…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Feb 24, 2010

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