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Aging and Safe Active Transportation: Issues and Courses of Action for Public Roadway Development
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Raised Crosswalks and Continuous Sidewalks: "Pedestrian Priority"
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Registry of recommendations that foster safe and active transport

Health Impact Assessment of the TOD Neighbourhood Project in Sainte-Catherine. Report on potential impacts and recommendations
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Innovative Municipal Norms Conducive to Safe Active Transportation: Introduction to a Series of Briefing Notes
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Public Health and Land Use Planning: How Ten Public Health Units are Working to Create Healthy and Sustainable Communities(2011). On the site of The Clean Air Partnership.

Interactive map for analyzing the built environment and services in Québec. In French, on the site of the INSPQ.

Environment and Planning - journals. Four journals available on the Environment and Planning website.

Active Transportation Canada (blog).

Report: The built environment: Understanding how physical environments influence the health and well-being of First Nations peoples living on-reserve. On the site of the NCCAH.

Ideas/Best Practices/Examples
Examples Bank. Categories: Intersections, Stretches of Road, Bicycle Parking. On the site Fietsberaad (Netherlands) in English.

Planning By Design: a healthy communities handbook. On the site of Ontario's Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

3 Way Street Video by Ron Gabriel. On the site

StreetsWiki. Wiki site for transportation, urban environmental, and public space issues.

Revisiting Donald Appleyard's Livable Streets. Video on the site "Documenting Livable Streets Worldwide".

National Complete Streets Coalition. (United States)

National Association of City Transportation Officials. (United States) Features a series of best practice videos.

Cities: successes at increasing public transit /active transport use and reduction of car use.

New York.

Paris. (Transportation section in French only.)

Designing streets as public spaces in northern climate cities. Video of a public conference organized by Montréal's Urban Ecology Centre in February, 2010. On the site of WebTV.COOP.


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The Centre's François Gagnon offered a presentation entitled Through Road/Main Street Interventions at the 2016 Not By Accident Conference, held on October 18, 2016 in London, Ontario.
October 2016. Description. Download   1.3 MB
The Centre's François Gagnon offered a presentation entitled Through Road/Main Street Interventions at the 2016 Carrefour action municipale et famille (Centre on Municipal Action and Family) Symposium, held on June 3, 2016 in Granby, Québec.
June 2016. Description. Download   1.1 MB
This webinar presented “Through Road/Main Street Interventions.” This term refers to sections of public roadways that have a dual purpose, serving both as the main streets of small or medium-sized communities and as through routes for motor vehicles.
January 2016.  Description.
The Centre's François Gagnon offered a presentation entitled Two Innovative Municipal Norms Supportive of Safe Active Travel at the 2015 Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) Conference, held on October 1, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.
October 2015. Description. Download   1.6 MB
The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) recently contributed to a webinar entitled “Incubating Innovative Streets & Neighbourhoods”.
September 2014. DescriptionDownload  2.89 MB
François Gagnon, Olivier Bellefleur, and Julie Castonguay of the NCCHPP, in collaboration with Émile Tremblay, of Québec's Montérégie Public Health Unit (Direction de la santé publique de la Montérégie), offered this full-day pre-conference session at CPHA 2014 in Toronto. This workshop, made possible with a financial contribution from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer through the Healthy Canada by Design CLASP Initiative, was held on May 26, 2014.
May 2014. Description. Download  2.74 MB
As part of the NCCHPP's role in CLASP – Healthy Canada by Design, Olivier Bellefleur presented at the 2014 annual conference of the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) in Kitchener – Waterloo, Ontario
June 2014. Description.  Download  3.46 MB
On November 26, the Centre's François Gagnon and Olivier Bellefleur did a presentation during this workshop on environmental inequalities and their effects on health.
September 2013.  Description.
The NCCHPP was joined by speakers Dan Burden and Catherine Berthod at this free one-day preconference workshop at the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) annual conference, June 11, 2012, in Edmonton.
Published in July 2012.  Description.
The Centre collaborated with CHNET-Works! to present this webinar on May 10, 2012. François Gagnon and Olivier Bellefleur introduced the concept of traffic calming as it relates to health, and highlighted key points from our literature review.
Published in May 2012. Description.
The NCCHPP's Olivier Bellefleur gave two presentations during the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada's (CDPAC) Conference that was held from February 8 to 10, 2012, in Ottawa.
Published in February 2012.  Description.
The Centre's François Benoit and François Gagnon participated in the Building Healthy Communities: Bringing Health and Wellness to the Community Planning Table conference on November 29th and 30th 2011, in St. John's, NL.
November 2011.  Description.
As part of the NCCHPP's role in the Healthy Canada by Design coalition, the Centre's François Gagnon participated in a day-long colloquium held in Vancouver on November 24, 2010.
Published in April 2011.  Description.
This presentation by the Centre's François Gagnon took place during a March, 2011 meeting about childhood obesity organized by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC).
Presentation published in March 2011.  DescriptionDownload (from the site of CPAC)   1.19 MB.
In this workshop, a multisectoral group in Edmonton set out to identify health inequalities arising from transportation policies, and then searched for ways to address them.
Published in December, 2010.  Description.
The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.