Is the form of American cities to blame for the shape of Americans? With obesity rates climbing ever higher, planners are reconsidering how the built environment affects public health — not only obesity, but also asthma, cardiovascular disease, water quality, air pollution, pedestrian safety, and mental health.
Integrating Planning and Public Health examines collaborations between planne...
About the Authors
Marya Morris is a self employed planning and zoning consultant based in Glencoe, Illinois. She is also a freelance writer and editor and has authored nine Planning Advisory Service Reports, the most recent of which is on Coastal Zone Management published earlier this year. She has been a member of the Glencoe Plan Commission since 2009.