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The report evaluates the performance and benefits of a selection of green infrastructure solutions. For climate adaptation and sustainability, green infrastructure, eco-roofs, and urban trees are often more cost-effective than traditional methods. Examples of cities that implemented green infrastructure are described.
Canada's Heart and Stroke Foundation's aim is to eliminate heart disease and stroke through the advancement of research and promotion of healthy living.The Foundation includes funding projects about the influence of the built environment on active living.
This report examines how public transportation can provide significant health benefits and how to integrate these findings into transport policy and planning decisions. It discusses how improving transportation can be the most cost effective way to achieve public health objectives.
The American Public Health Association is a U.S. organization that aims to improve public health. It works to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities, including the healthy built environment. Within the built environment, transportation is the main focus.environment. Within the built environment, transportation is the main focus.
This is a step-by-step guide for municipalities to limit fast food restaurants in school zones in Québec. It covers the legal and urban aspects, provides a tool to tailor the implementation, and finally describes Baie-Saint-Paul and Gatineau experiences.
This fact sheet describes how the Complete Streets policy promotes planning, engineering and transportation policies for a safer road network for all. It expands on specific implementations of the policy in US cities: Boulder, Nashville, Hennepin County, New York, and Charlotte.