Transportation and Health Resources
Selected Data Sources
Alliance for Biking & Walking. Bicycling and walking in the U.S.: 2012 benchmarking report. Washington, DC: Alliance for Biking & Walking; 2012. Available at URL: http: //www.peoplepoweredmovement.org/site/index.php/site/memberservices/
The biennial report, supported in part by CDC, analyzes data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities. Also included is information on bicycling and walking levels and demographics, bicycle and pedestrian safety, funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects, written policies on bicycling and walking, bicycle infrastructure, bike-transit integration, bicycling and walking education and encouragement activities, public health indicators, and the economic impact of bicycling and walking.
National Environmental Public Health Tracking System (Community Design Module) http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showCommunityDesign.action
CDC’s National Environmental Public Health Tracking System provides data on various community design indicators including types of transportation to work, motor vehicle crashes, access to parks and schools, air quality, and childhood lead poisoning.
The Website provides a wide variety of community based data, much of which relates to built environment.