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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128167748
  • Page : 360 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Transportation and Public Health: An Integrated Approach to Policy, Planning, and Implementation helps current and future transportation professionals integrate public health considerations into their transportation planning, thus supporting sustainability and promoting societal health and well-being. The book defines key issues, describes potential solutions, and provides detailed examples of how solutions have been implemented worldwide. In addition, it demonstrates how to identify gaps in existing policy frameworks. Addressing a critical and emerging urgent need in transportation and public health research, the book creates a coherent, inclusive and interdisciplinary framework for understanding. By integrating principles from transportation planning and engineering, health management, economics, social and organizational psychology, the book deepens understanding of these multiple perspectives and tensions inherent in integrating public health and transportation planning and policy implementation. Bridges the gap between transport and public health, two fields that have traditionally traveled on separate and parallel tracks Synthesizes key research and practice literature Includes teaching and learning aids, such as case studies, chapter objectives, summaries and discussion questions

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Transportation and Public Health

Transportation and Public Health
  • Author : Sam Elrahman,Michael Meyer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • ISBN : 9780128167748
GET THIS BOOKTransportation and Public Health

Transportation and Public Health: An Integrated Approach to Policy, Planning, and Implementation helps current and future transportation professionals integrate public health considerations into their transportation planning, thus supporting sustainability and promoting societal health and well-being. The book defines key issues, describes potential solutions, and provides detailed examples of how solutions have been implemented worldwide. In addition, it demonstrates how to identify gaps in existing policy frameworks. Addressing a critical and emerging urgent need in transportation and public health research, the

Children’s Active Transportation

Children’s Active Transportation
  • Author : Richard Larouche
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-06-15
  • ISBN : 9780128119327
GET THIS BOOKChildren’s Active Transportation

Children’s Active Transportation is a rigorous and comprehensive examination of the current research and interventions on active transportation for children and youth. As the travel behaviors of these groups tend to be highly routinized, and their mobility faces unique constraints, such as parental restrictions, mandatory school attendance, and the inability to drive a motor vehicle before late adolescence, this book examines the key factors that influence travel behavior among children and youth, providing key insights into lessons learned from

Advances in Transportation and Health

Advances in Transportation and Health
  • Author : Mark Nieuwenhuijsen,Haneen Khreis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-04-08
  • ISBN : 9780128191378
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Transportation and Health provides state-of-the-art knowledge on the many linkages between transport and health, the available tools needed to estimate and evaluate the health impacts of transport, future technologies, the developments that can change the direction and magnitude of the health impacts, and the policy and education issues that can result in better practice and knowledge translation. The book provides valuable information on how and why to take health into consideration in transport planning and policy, showing how to estimate

Transport, Environment and Health

Transport, Environment and Health
  • Author : World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
  • Publisher : WHO Regional Office Europe
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9789289013567
GET THIS BOOKTransport, Environment and Health

This book brings together the scientific evidence on the main effects of transport on human health and the environment. It sets the conceptual framework for future analyses of the health burden and health gains from transport policies. It outlines how these health concerns have been reflected in policy tools such as impact assessment, regulation and economic analysis, and identifies the areas where action is most needed. Discussions of the environment and health effects of transport need to be communicated in

Traffic-Related Air Pollution

Traffic-Related Air Pollution
  • Author : Haneen Khreis,Mark Nieuwenhuijsen,Joe Zietsman,Tara Ramani
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • ISBN : 9780128181232
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Traffic-Related Air Pollution synthesizes and maps TRAP and its impact on human health at the individual and population level. The book analyzes mitigating standards and regulations with a focus on cities. It provides the methods and tools for assessing and quantifying the associated road traffic emissions, air pollution, exposure and population-based health impacts, while also illuminating the mechanisms underlying health impacts through clinical and toxicological research. Real-world implications are set alongside policy options, emerging technologies and best practices. Finally, the

Issues of the Day

Issues of the Day
  • Author : Ian W. H. Parry,Felicia Day
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781936331253
GET THIS BOOKIssues of the Day

Issues of the Day provides an easy way for students, academics, journalists, policymakers, and the public to learn about a diverse range of policy issues affecting the environment, energy, transportation, and public health. Each commentary gives a short assessment of a topic, summarizing in a non-technical way the current state of analysis or evidence on the issue, along with selected recommendations for further reading. The essays are written by world renowned scholars, mostly economists, and provide useful insights on policy

A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health

A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 0309480981
GET THIS BOOKA Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health

States and localities are beginning to recognize and act on the connection between health and transportation. A growing number of entities have produced a number of resources, guidance documents, and strategic plans on the topic. The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's pre-publication draft of NCHRP Research Report 932: A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health builds upon this body of work to provide a plan for funding research over the next decade that can lead to greater consideration of

Transit Street Design Guide

Transit Street Design Guide
  • Author : National Association of City Transportation Officials
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14
  • ISBN : 9781610917476
GET THIS BOOKTransit Street Design Guide

"The Transit Street Design Guide sets a new vision for how cities can harness the immense potential of transit to create active and efficient streets in neighborhoods and downtowns alike. Building on the Urban Street Design Guide and Urban Bikeway Design Guide, the Transit Street Design Guide details how reliable public transportation depends on a commitment to transit at every level of design. Developed through a new peer network of NACTO members and transit agency partners, the Guide provides street

Urban Transportation and Logistics

Urban Transportation and Logistics
  • Author : Eiichi Taniguchi,Tien Fang Fwa,Russell G. Thompson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-13
  • ISBN : 9781482209112
GET THIS BOOKUrban Transportation and Logistics

Although society has become increasingly dependent on the timely operation of logistics systems, we still face many problems regarding efficiency, the environment, energy consumption, and safety in urban transport and logistics—under normal cases and in disasters. As such, understanding how to address these challenges has become essential for creating better urban planning and policy implementation. Presenting the best practices of leading experts from around the world, Urban Transportation and Logistics: Health, Safety, and Security Concerns provides cutting-edge concepts and

Transportation and Public Health

Transportation and Public Health
  • Author : M. D. Meyer,O. A. Elrahman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-17
  • ISBN : 9780128172964
GET THIS BOOKTransportation and Public Health

Transportation and Public Health: An Integrated Approach to Policy, Planning, and Implementation helps current and future transportation professionals integrate public health considerations into their transportation planning, thus supporting sustainability and promoting societal health and well-being. The book defines key issues, describes potential solutions, and provides detailed examples of how solutions have been implemented worldwide. In addition, it demonstrates how to identify gaps in existing policy frameworks. Addressing a critical and emerging urgent need in transportation and public health research, the

Communities in Action

Communities in Action
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-27
  • ISBN : 9780309452960
GET THIS BOOKCommunities in Action

In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also

Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals

Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Committee on Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Laboratory Animals
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2006-08-14
  • ISBN : 9780309101103
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Arranging the transportation of animals at research facilities is often an ordeal. There is a confusing patchwork of local, national, and international regulations; a perceived lack of high-quality shipping services; a dearth of science-based good practices; and a lack of biosafety standards. It's a challenge â€"and an impediment to biomedical research. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals identifies the current problems encountered in the transportation of research animals and offers recommendations aimed at local and federal officials to

Access to Health Care in America

Access to Health Care in America
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Monitoring Access to Personal Health Care Services
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1993-02-01
  • ISBN : 9780309047425
GET THIS BOOKAccess to Health Care in America

Americans are accustomed to anecdotal evidence of the health care crisis. Yet, personal or local stories do not provide a comprehensive nationwide picture of our access to health care. Now, this book offers the long-awaited health equivalent of national economic indicators. This useful volume defines a set of national objectives and identifies indicators--measures of utilization and outcome--that can "sense" when and where problems occur in accessing specific health care services. Using the indicators, the committee presents significant conclusions about the

U.S. Health in International Perspective

U.S. Health in International Perspective
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on Population,Panel on Understanding Cross-National Health Differences Among High-Income Countries
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-12
  • ISBN : 9780309264143
GET THIS BOOKU.S. Health in International Perspective

The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world, but it is far from the healthiest. Although life expectancy and survival rates in the United States have improved dramatically over the past century, Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in other high-income countries. The U.S. health disadvantage cannot be attributed solely to the adverse health status of racial or ethnic minorities or poor people: even highly advantaged Americans are in worse

The Cost of Air Pollution

The Cost of Air Pollution
  • Author : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Publisher : Organization for Economic
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 9264210423
GET THIS BOOKThe Cost of Air Pollution

Outdoor air pollution kills more than 3 million people across the world every year, and causes health problems from asthma to heart disease for many more. This is costing societies very large amounts in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health. Based on extensive new epidemiological evidence since the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study, and OECD estimates of the Value of Statistical Life, this report provides evidence on the health impacts from air pollution and the related economic