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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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Workshop - Environmental Inequalities and Health Effects: Understanding for Better Action - JASP 2013
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 participated in the Journées annuelles de santé publique (JASP - Québec's Annual Public Health Days), held in Montréal from November 25 to 27, 2013.

On November 26, the Centre's François Gagnon and Olivier Bellefleur did a short presentation entitled "Public policies of environmental significance" as part of the workshop "Environmental Inequalities and Health Effects: Understanding for Better Action." This event took place in French.

This session, organized by the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie (Montérégie's Health and Social Services Agency) was intended for public health practitioners and managers, community organizations, municipal sector actors, elected officials from regional councils and regional county municipalities and anyone with an interest in the built environment, land use and health inequalities.

This day allowed participants to better understand environmental inequalities generated by the built environment in urban areas and learn about promising interventions.

For more information, click here (in French only, on the JASP website).

For more NCCHPP resources on the built environment, click here
The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.