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. 

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

Air Quality & Exercise-Related Health Benefits Related to Increased Cycling

A new study has assessed the air quality-related health benefits that would result from the elimination of all short automobile trips (i.e. round trips that are less

Cycling & Traffic Corridors: Health Risks & Benefits

Within the public health sector, there can be an uneasiness about encouraging people to cycle along busy traffic corridors.  While most public health professionals appreciate that health benefits can be