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Updated May 2013
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The American Public Health Association developed ten principles to ensure transportation policies enhance health and equity. These principles support evidence-based policy and planning, the involvement of local communities and underserved populations, and safe and active transportation for all.
The review examines how spatial planning can serve the preventive health agenda of governments. It also reflects on caveats regarding the general quality of the evidence and how findings can be transferable to Scotland with an emphasis on context.
This document is a reference framework to help regional health authorities to systematically and strategically view the built environment as a determinant of health; the notion of “built environment” is contextualized through specific actions undertaken by health authorities across Canada.
The New York City Department of Design website offers webinars on active design which encompass interior, architectural, and urban design strategies to encourage active living.
This tool intends to build public and professional support for Complete Streets in Toronto. It visually shows a number of streets before and after a proposed re-design, especially focusing on improving cycling and walking conditions.