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Uptown District: health impact assessment report


Table of Contents Health assessment report -- Solano District and its residents -- Solano health assets -- Access to healthy food -- Healthy food options in Solano -- Community-identified barriers to healthy food -- Access to recreation -- Solano Park -- Safe streets and public spaces -- Community-identified street concerns -- Injury analysis -- Street audits and epidemiological observations -- Public transportation -- Health strategy report -- Healthy food strategies -- Strategy one. Strengthen the existing retail food environment -- Strategy two. Create new healthy food outlets in the Solano District -- Tools for implementation of food strategies -- Recreation strategies -- Strategy one. Enhance existing recreation facility within the Solano District -- St... (more)
Abstract The scope of SLHI and the health team's work is to gather information from underserved, particularly non-English speaking, residents in each district. From information gathered from residents, along with other primary and secondary data, the health team produced this health impact assessment of Uptown's existing built-environment conditions with a focus on healthy food and recreation access, walking and bicycling safety, and exposure to excessive heat. After assessing the current conditions, the health team recommends the attached intervention strategies focused on improving public health.
Created Date 2013
Contributor St. Luke's Health Initiatives (Phoenix, Ariz.) / Arizona State University / Reinvent PHX (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Subject City planning -- Health aspects -- Arizona -- Phoenix / Community development -- Arizona -- Phoenix / Transit-oriented development -- Arizona -- Phoenix
Series SLHI 2013
Type Text
Extent 73 pages
Language English
Identifier Local: azdocs: XUPH 50.2:H 3 U 6/2013
Rights All Rights Reserved
Citation Uptown District: Health Impact Assessment Report (Phoenix, Arizona: City of Phoenix, 2013)
Note This assessment and set of recommendations for the Uptown District was submitted by a multidisciplinary health team, convened by St. Luke's Health Initiatives (SLHI), as part of Reinvent PHX. Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Reinvent PHX is a partnership between the city of Phoenix, Arizona State University, and SLHI to develop a long-range sustainability plan for the neighborhoods along the light rail.
Collaborating Institutions State and Local Arizona Documents / Morrison Institute for Public Policy
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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