February 26, 2019 8:30 pm / 9:30 pm
UCLA Anderson School of Management – 110 Westwood Plaza – Gold Hall, Room B-313
A joint endeavor presented by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate’s Housing as Health Care Initiative, the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
“Urban Green Space, Transit and Health Outcomes”
co-presented by Jun Wu, PhD and Doug Houston, PhD
University of California, Irvine
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson School of Management
110 Westwood Plaza
Gold Hall, Room B-313
Lunch will be provided.
Sustainability planning and community health initiatives have increasingly promoted denser, near-transit, and mixed-use communities to encourage greater physical activity, active travel, and reduced vehicle travel and greenhouse gas emissions. This talk reviews the results of several studies to identify important connections between built environment, health, and well being and to better understand some of the challenges and opportunities of these plans and initiatives. First, we will discuss environmental justice challenges that emerge when promoting denser, near-transit development in high-traffic corridors. Second, we will draw connections between green space, walkability, and health outcomes.
This event will be livestreamed.
For more information, contact Christina Green at (310) 825-3322.