Atlanta Regional Plan 2040

Authors: Georgia Tech - Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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An HIA that will examine how Plan 2040 (a metropolitan transportation and comprehensive growth plan for counties in the Atlanta region" will consider a range of health issues that could be impacted, such as injury and asthma rates, and the risks of obesity and diabetes.

Completion Date: December 2012

HIA Report: Health Impact Assessment of Atlanta Regional Plan 2040

Summary of the HIA

Background and Policy Context

The long-term regional comprehensive plan being prepared by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has the potential to impact approximately 8 million residents and countless visitors to the Atlanta metropolitan region over the next 30 years. This comprehensive plan, known as Plan 2040, will impact the long term health, sustainability and properity of the region. 

Scope and Methods

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