Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Can Land Use Plans and Transportation Policies Help Improve Health?

Could land use plans and transportation policies help to improve people’s health? Recent studies are predicting that they can, especially if those plans and policies promote walking, biking, and reduced vehicle use. In its newest peer-reviewed study, Active Travel Co-Benefits of Travel Demand Management Policies that Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, the Mineta Transportation Institute predicts specific outcomes based on its forecasting models for California’s five major regions. Read more.

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