San Diego Bus Rapid Transit Station

At a Glance:

Location: San Diego, California

Date: 2013

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

Determinants of Health: healthcare access, clean air, neighborhood safety, employment, active transportation, transit system, traffic safety, clean water, active transportation

Affected Population: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, Children and Youth, People Living in Poverty, Urban Communities

Research Methods: Qualitative research, Primary research

Community Types: urban

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An HIA to assess potential health outcomes associated with introducing bus rapid transit to the 47th Street Trolley Station near Interstate 805 in San Diego. The assessment focused on several health determinants including transportation, housing, access to goods and services, and environmental quality.

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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