Transportation, Health and Climate

Horizons. Queen’s Family Medicine. Spring 2018. Article by Kim Perrotta. Active Travel, Transportation: Shifting the way we move.

Toronto Star. March 2018. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta. ED for CAPE. Public Transit Benefits Everyone, Even those who Don’t Use it.

Letter to Federal Minister of Health re: Health Benefits of a National Active Transportation Strategy. Aug 2017. Prepared by Kim Perrotta for CAPE and other health organizations. Letter.

The Hill Times. December 2017. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE and Judi Varga-Toth, ED for Canada Bikes. Active transportation needs a federal champion

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Prescribing Active Travel for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet: A Toolkit for Health Professionals. 2017. 49 pages. Written by Kristie Daniel with Kim Perrotta for the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE). English and French.

Report, two backgrounders, and 2 patient factsheets on the CAPE website in English and French.

Avoiding the TRAP: traffic-related air pollution in Toronto and options for reducing exposure. 2017. Prepared by Ronald Macfarlane and other staff. Toronto Public Health. Report

Active city: designing for health. 2014. Prepared by Ronald Macfalane & other Toronto staff for Toronto Public Health. Report

Healthy Streets Evidence Review. 2014. Prepared by Carol Mee for Toronto Public Health. Report.

Healthy Canada by Design Website. 2012-2014. Managed and edited by Kim Perrotta for the Healthy Canada by Design CLASP Initiative. Website.

HCBD Supplement of Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2014. Coordinated by Kim Perrotta on behalf of the Heathy Canada by Design CLASP Iniative in 2014. Journal.

Path to healthier air: Toronto air pollution burden of illness update. 2014. Prepared by Ronald Macfarlane and other staff. Toronto Public Health. Report.

The Walkable City: Neighbourhood Design and Preferences, Travel Choices and Health. 2012. Prepared by Kim Perrotta with Monica Campbell, Shawn Chirrey, Larry Frank and Jim Chapman for Toronto Public Health. Report.

Public Health and Land Use Planning: How Ten Public Health Units are Working to Create Healthy and Sustainable Environments. 2010. Prepared by Kim Perrotta for the Clean Air Partnership, they Ontario Public Health Association, and CHASE. 240 pages. Report.

Public Health and Land Use Planning; Summary. 2010. Prepared by Kim Perrotta for CAP and OPHA. 40 pages. Report.

Creating Walkable andTransit Supportive Communities in Halton. 2009. 70 pages. Prepared by Kristie Daniel with Kim Perrotta for Halton Region Health Department (HRHD). Report.

Protecting Air Quality and Land Use Compatibility. 2009. 69 pages. Prepared by Peter Steer with Kim Perrottta for Halton Region Health Department. Report.

Air Quality and the Built Environment.  2007.  40 pages. Prepared by Kim Perrotta for Halton Region Health Department (HRHD).  Report.

The Health Impacts Associated with Traffic Corridors.  2005. 19 pages. Prepared by Kim Perrotta with Ronald Macfarlane for Toronto Public Health. Report. 

Agenda for Action on Air and Health.  2004. 78 pages. Prepared by  Kim Perrotta for Toronto Public Health (TPH). Report.

Fuelling Clean Air: Municipal Fuel Purchasing Policies that Reduce Emissions that Contribute to Poor Air Quality & Climate Change. 2003. 48 pages.Prepared by Kim Perrotta for the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and the Clean Air Partnership (CAP). Report.