Hello, TRB Subcommittee on Health and Transportation (ADD 50-01) members,
You might be interested in the announcement below of a report we just
published with Partnership for Prevention, Booze Allen Hamilton, and Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention.
*New Report Highlights Transportation Policies that Improve the Nation’s
*New report released today by Partnership for Prevention.*
A report titled *Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer,
Healthier People and Communities* was released today by Partnership for
Prevention (Partnership). This report highlights existing scientific
evidence on the health effects of nearly 40 transportation policies that can
further multiple health and transportation goals.
Partnership collaborated with the Safe Transportation Research and Education
Center (SafeTREC) at the University of California, Berkeley; Booz Allen
Hamilton; and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The report examines the effects of transportation policies on health in
three key areas – environment and environmental public health, community
design and active transportation, and motor vehicle-related injuries and
The Report is available on the Partnership for Prevention web site at: *
The direct link to the PDF file is: *
Safe Transportation Research and Education
University of California Transportation Center <http://www.uctc.net> (UCTC)
Institute for Urban and Regional Development
2614 Dwight Way
Berkeley CA 94720-7374