In March 2011, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) released a report, Urban Physical Environments and Health Inequalities, which examines outdoor air pollution and heat
Over the last two decades, dozens of studies have been directed at air pollution and negative health impacts along high volume traffic corridors in cities around the world.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that the climate change mitigation strategies that significantly increase the accessibility, affordability and quality of public transit and
A new study has assessed the air quality-related health benefits that would result from the elimination of all short automobile trips (i.e. round trips that are less
Within the public health sector, there can be an uneasiness about encouraging people to cycle along busy traffic corridors. While most public health professionals appreciate that health benefits can be
In 2006, I was hired by a health department in a regional municipality in southern Ontario to integrate public health’s priorities, particularly those associated with air quality and