Problem DescriptionThe urban environment, comprised of both the built and natural environment, has a strong impact on the health of an urban area's residents. Understanding how urban interventions such as transportation and land use contribute directly or indirectly to various types of public health (e.g., air pollution and asthma) can be difficult to approximate. More and more tools are coming into existence to help decision makers cope with this gap in planning phases to make sure their decisions are informed.
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|STAGE||SPECIALIST SKILLS REQUIRED||EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES||RISK LEVEL AND HANDLING||FINANCE REQUIRED||KINDS OF EVIDENCE GENERATED||GOAL|
|Making the case4||Business development and evaluation|
|A stronger case with cost and benefit projections developed through practical trials and experiments, involving potential users||Clarity about what warrants implementation and funding|