TOD Literature: Health & Environment

Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities: An IFC Analysis

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In late 2018, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) published the fourth report in its series on climate investment opportunities in developing regions across the globe. This year’s report addresses the opportunities available in urban markets, home to half the world’s population and producers of 70% of global carbon emissions. ...

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful?

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This article discusses the history, current practices, and role of Health Impact Assessments in planning. ...

Reimagining Bloomfield Streets

This fall 2018 studio led by VTC's Stephanie DiPetrillo and Leigh Ann Von Hagen explored ways to improve access by all modes of travel to the Watsessing Avenue Station and provided recommendations to enhance existing assets in support of overall health, wellness, and equity in Bloomfield Township, New Jersey. ...

Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People and Communities

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Communities looking to promote health and safety through land use and transportation policies can turn to this report. ...