Transportation & Healthy Communities

Here's a link to The Healthy Eating Active Living Convergence Partnership, which views transportation as a key component of creating healthy communities.  From their toolkit:

Effective transportation policies are key to improving the health
of communities and their residents. Transportation planning and
projects that connect low-income communities to opportunity and basic
goods and services, while always prioritizing public transit and
non-motorized transportation holds enormous potential for addressing
many of our nation’s most pressing societal problems. Transportation
solutions for public health are shared solutions which can create
social and economic equity, benefit the environment, and improve the