Transportation, Health and Climate

RESOURCES: Invest in Public Transit to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. Prepared by CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. February 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (6 pages) & French Factsheet French Backgrounder

MEDIA RELEASE: re: Public Transit Funding is a Win for Public Health and Social Equity. Prepared by CHASE, CPHA & OPHA. Feb 10, 2021

RESOURCES: Invest in Active Travel to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. Prepared by CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. February 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (5 pages) French Factsheet French Backgrounder

RESOURCES:Invest in Zero Emission Vehicles for a Healthy, Green and Just Recovery. Prepared by CHASE with the CPHA and OPHA. March 2021.English Factsheet (3-pages) & English Backgrounder (6-pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder.

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

Toronto Star. March 2018. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta as 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 as 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

Backgrounder – Active Travel Needs Healthy Community Design & Backgrounder – Active Travel, Climate & Public Health & Patient Brochure – Get Healthy and Fit with Transit & Patient Brochure – Get Healthy and Fit with Active Transportation

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 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.

Blog: Traffic Congestion Costs More than Roads. Prepared by Kim Perrotta. Feb 2013.

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 CHASE, Clean Air Partnership, and the Ontario Public Health Association, and CHASE. 240 pages. Report.

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

School Buses, Air Pollution & Children’s Health: Follow-up Report. Prepared by Kim Perrotta for CHASE, the Clean Air Partnership (CAP) and the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA). 2010

Factsheet for Parents

Factsheet for School Boards

Factsheet for School Bus Operators

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

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

School Buses, Air Pollution & Children’s Health: Improving Children’s Health & Local Air Quality by Reducing School Bus Emissions. Prepared by Kim Perrotta. For the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA). November 2005.

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.