Buford Highway and NE Plaza Redevelopment

At a Glance:

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Date: 2004

Vital Condition: Basic Needs for Health and Safety, Reliable Transportation, Thriving Natural World

Determinants of Health: clean air, nutrition, traffic safety, active transportation, clean water, physical activity, built environment

Affected Population: N/A

Research Methods: Qualitative research

Community Types: urban, suburban

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An HIA that examined the expected health benefits of proposed highway design changes (e.g., reducing lanes, adding sidewalks, medians, bike lanes and on-street parking) to the Buford Highway Corridor.  Special emphasis was placed on the potential impacts on physical activity and pedestrian injuries.

This Health Impact Assessment Report first appeared in The Cross-Sector Toolkit for Health. The Cross-Sector Toolkit for Health was originally developed by the Health Impact Project, formerly a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts. The creation of this resource was supported by a grant from the Health Impact Project. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Pew Charitable Trusts, or the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Buford Highway and NE Plaza Redevelopment

Buford Highway and NE Plaza Redevelopment

This is a health impact assessment that analyzed the potential health advantages of proposed modifications to the Buford Highway Corridor in Atlanta, with a par...

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