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Public Health

Considering public health in the transportation planning process is vital to advance the delivery of healthier communities, and underscores investments in walking and biking which are healthier travel options, Public health considerations include transportation options, access to goods and services, and issues such as air quality and traffic safety. Impacts of Covid-19 demonstrate on transportation have raised new planning considerations. By aligning transportation planning with public health, we can prioritize healthier communities and outcomes. Public health drives the overall strength and vitality of the environment in which we live.

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