25 May '11, 10pm

How urban planning can make you healthy and how it can make you ill, in this week's guest blog:

How urban planning can make you healthy and how it can make you ill, in this week's guest blog:

Urban planners have, over many years, developed a vision of a high-quality built environment. It includes the elements that research has shown to be related to good health. However, public health and planning professionals have only recently come together to further this vision. One critical need is for evidence-based, objective tools and policies that can guide developers in designing health-supporting communities and assist planners in assessing plans. Healthy Canada by Design is an initiative involving public health departments in major cities, the Canadian Institute of Planners, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and others to provide such practical assistance.

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/docs-talk/2011/05/urban-...

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