Metrics for Planning Healthy Communities

By Anna Ricklin, AICP, Sagar Shah, PhD, AICP



Inside this "Metrics for Planning Healthy Communities" report is a set of Healthy Planning Metrics that can be used to assess, measure, monitor, and report progress toward healthy planning goals.

Key built environment indicators and policies are identified for five healthy communities domains to promote health and measure health inequities.


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May 1, 2017
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American Planning Association

About the Authors

Anna Ricklin, AICP

Sagar Shah, PhD, AICP
Having worked at the intersection of planning and public health since last decade, Dr. Shah has a wealth of knowledge on planning for healthy communities. He is also coordinating the project that is being described in this proposal and thus is qualified to organize and moderate this session.