Find out how well your state or community is performing in comparison to its peers on 14 health-related transportation indicators related to safety, active transportation, air quality, and connectivity to destinations. The online Transportation and Health Tool gives transportation decision-makers, health officials, and the public an overview and key perspectives on how their decisions affect the health of the communities they serve. The tool was jointly developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of Transportation in partnership with the American Public Health Association. CDC’s Healthy Community Design Initiative (HCDI) led a team of experts from multiple organizations to design, develop, and release the tool. led a team of experts from multiple organizations to design, develop, and release the tool.

HCDI steps it up for the newly-released U.S Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities (pdf). Find out here how HCDI promotes active communities through its overarching goal to create environments that prevent disease and injury by providing convenient and safe opportunities to walk, bicycle, or use public transit.