Assessing Health Impacts of Active Transportation

Portland State University
Center for Transportation Studies
Fall 2010 Transportation Seminar Series

Speaker: Brendon Haggerty, Program Coordinator, Planning Active Walkable Neighborhoods, Clark County Public Health
Topic: Applying Health Impact Assessment to Bicycle and Pedestrian
Planning

Abstract: As part of Clark County Public Health’s Planning Active
Walkable Neighborhoods project, a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) was
conducted on the county’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. A rapid
HIA was completed to provide input on the draft plan, and a subsequent
comprehensive HIA was designed to evaluate the impacts of final
proposals. This presentation will provide an overview of the process and
results of the HIA, examine lessons learned, and discuss transferability
to other jurisdictions or projects.

When: Friday, October 22, 2010, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Where: PSU Urban Center Building, SW 6th and Mill, Room 204

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