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Active Transportation Equity

By Phil Bors and Sarah Moore on May 23rd, 2019

In a recent post, Healthy Places by Design shared an overview of how transportation intersects with creating healthy places. Among the roundup of research were a few points that highlighted inequitable outcomes. Namely, that communities of color are exposed to traffic pollution at higher rates than White Americans1 and disproportionately breathe polluted air caused by White […]

How Resident Insights Improved One City’s Walkability Plans

By Phil Bors on May 16th, 2019

Highlight of the CDC and NACDD Walkability Action Institute

Transportation and Healthy Places in 2019

By Sarah Moore on May 14th, 2019

Air quality, rising pedestrian and bike fatalities, public transportation funding, and hopeful examples of change—here’s a roundup of the current state of transportation in the US and what it all has to do with healthy places.