This policy brief summarizes the findings of a multi-stakeholder study to quantify the health and economic benefits of built environment factors in the Metro Vancouver region. The study was led by Dr. Larry Frank at UBC’s Health and Community Design Lab. Details of the full study are available on request.
This report presents the findings of a region-wide municipal survey of policies and regulations relating to the provision of child care spaces.
A companion document for the HIA Guidebook, the Toolkit provides templates, checklists and worksheets to streamline the HIA process.
The HIA Guidebook provides a structured approach for planners and policy-makers to evaluate the potential health-related outcomes of an activity (i.e., a project, plan, or policy) before it has been built or implemented. The Guidebook also provides links to data sources, local and provincial resources, and examples.
Transit-Oriented Communities: A Primer on Key ConceptsLearn more about how to create successful transit-oriented communities using TransLink’s “Six Ds” of transit-oriented communities: destination, distance, design, density, diversity, and demand.