Incubating Inter-sectoral Collaboration on Active Transportation

In early March, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) and the Urban Public Health Network (UPHN) co-hosted a workshop, “Building the Case for Active Transportation

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.

Marrying Healthy Community & Sustainability Objectives!

As someone who has worked with the public health sector in Ontario for many years, I know that public health has been one of the

Moving to a Multi-Modal Transportation Evaluation System

In March 2013, the Victoria Transport Policy Institute released a new report, “Toward More Comprehensive and Multi-Modal Transportation Evaluation”, which critically evaluates the conventional transportation

Improving Road Safety – World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new report on road safety, “The Global Status Report on Road Safety 2013“, which estimates that 1.24 million

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

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