SPPH 381C Sept 24 -- Urban Health and the Built Environment.docx

SPPH 381C Sept 24 -- Urban Health and the Built Environment.docx

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Urban Health and the Built Environment Textbook Ch. 15 and 20 Guest Lecture Dr. Lawrence Frank Sept. 24, 2018 How transportation impacts health costs Land user development patterns Certain places you live results in different behaviours and health impacts Driving instead of walking might cause more air pollution, stress sitting in traffic, less exercise Walkability is correlated with greater air pollution (*this creates a challenge) Conceptual Model (*image) Environment/Travel Behaviours/ Biological Chronic Exposures Response Disease Behaviours BMI/ Physical Transportation Obesity Dietary Intake Hypertension Land Use/ Social Interaction CVD Walkability Physical Activity Diabetes Systemic Cancer Pedestrian Environ Inflammation (how important is it to Air pollution have good crossings, Traffic Safety & good lighting, street Crime furniture etc.) Noise Stress Greenspace 3 Policy Levels 1. Regional accessibility. The “where”. (might use an argument that it affects people’s health, leads to global warming) Measured in terms of travel time. Agricultural land
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  • Fall '18
  • Matilda
  • urban health, Dr. Lawrence Frank, walkable neighbourhoods

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