Health Benefits of Green Space

Many of us know intuitively that green space matters. Real estate agents tell us that houses backing on to green space can cost $10,000 more

Reversing the Trend Towards Urban Sprawl

Sustainable Prosperity, a national research and policy network based at the University of Ottawa, has released a report, Suburban Sprawl: Exposing Hidden Costs, Identifying Innovations.

Traffic Congestion Costs More than Toll Roads

In Ontario, there is finally an open debate among decision-makers about the policies that are needed to reduce traffic congestion in, and fund public transit

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

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. 

WHO Finds Significant Health & Climate Benefits associated with Transit & Active Transportation

The World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that the climate change mitigation strategies that significantly increase the accessibility, affordability and quality of public transit and

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