Did You Know?
Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
September 14, 2018
- Providing high-quality public transit in a typical North American city can result in $355 in health benefits per person per year—including fewer crashes, less pollution, and increased physical fitness.
- Data from health impact assessments can be used to inform public transportation plans for healthier communities, as was done in Missouri [PDF-3.6MB] and Arizona [PDF-3.2MB].
- You can read CDC’s HI-5 (Health Impact in 5 Years) stories to learn how multisector partnerships can help improve transit and public health.
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