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Transportation and Health

Description:

The Transportation and Health Tool is a new online resource that compiles key information from research and reports into one easily usable guide. Transportation is critical to ensure access and opportunities to health and effective transportation policies are needed to support communities and their residents. This tool provides the information needed to understand and incorporate awareness of and implementation of health transportation into their work.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Air Quality, Chronic Disease, Community Design, Health Policy, Injury Prevention, Land Use, Obesity, Physical Activity, Traffic Safety, Transportation Planning

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Convergence Partnership

Submitted:

07/28/2010

Modified:

The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.