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Transportation and Land Use Policy PowerPoints


These were presented at the Environmental and Energy Study Institute briefing: Addressing Public Health in Transportation & Land Use Policy on October 2, 2003. 

  • Built Environment and Public Health- presented by Allen Dearry, Associate Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS); explores the trends in obesity and physical activity, and describing how NIEHS plans to address these issues. 
  • A Compelling Case for Addressing Public Health in Transportation and Land Use Policy. -presented by Reid Ewing, National Center for Smart Growth, University of Maryland.
  • Designing the Physically Active Community. -presented by Jeffrey Soule, APA Policy Director; addresses emerging policy regarding sprawl and health, and APA's Planning and Designing the Physically Active Community Project.

Primary Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Community Design, Environmental Health, Health Policy


Institutional Author:

Multiple Sources





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