Urban Forestry & Climate Change

Urban Foresters have big jobs.  They are responsible for the care, maintenance and protection of trees on our streets, in our parks, and in our

Resources re: Public Health and Active Transportation

Several new reports have been released over the last few months related to public health and active transportation, so we are taking the opportunity to highlight a few

The Walkable City – Toronto – New Research

Last week, Toronto Public Health released a new report, The Walkable City: Neighbourhood Design and Preferences, Travel Choices and Health. This report highlights the Toronto-specific

Reducing Health Impacts along Traffic Corridors: An Overview

There are a number of different policies and approaches that can be used to reduce the health impacts associated with elevated levels of air pollution

Air Quality, Health Equity, AND THE Built Environment

In March  2011, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) released a report, Urban Physical Environments and Health Inequalities, which examines outdoor air pollution and heat

Traffic Corridors, Air Pollution & Human Health

Over the last two decades, dozens of studies have been directed at air pollution and negative health impacts along high volume traffic corridors in cities around the world. 

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