“Health in all policies” has become an increasingly important concept as professionals in all arenas seek to improve public and individual health.Read more
TOD can encourage healthy exercise habits and improve the overall community environment by offering transit, walking, and bicycling options.Read more
Bloomfield is making strides toward the long-awaited transit-oriented redevelopment of its rail station area, as Glenwood Village moves along.Read more
Bound Brook’s new Downtown Urban Design Plan calls for development around the train station, as well as building a waterfront trail.Read more
Report link: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful?
This article discusses the history, current practices, and role of Health Impact Assessments in planning.
Report link: Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People and Communities
Communities looking to promote health and safety through land use and transportation policies can turn to this report.