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How Land Use and Transportation Systems Impact Public Health: An Annotated Bibliography

by Lawrence D. Frank. PhD, Peter Engelke and Daniel Hourigan - City and Regional Planning Program College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology

This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.


Aces Workingpaper2


Published December 19, 2000

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