Slide 24. Improve the Physical Environment of Communities

Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color

Slide 24. Improve the Physical Environment of Communities:.

  • Improve air quality (e.g., by relocating bus depots further from homes and schools).
  • Expand the availability of open space (e.g., encourage exercise- and pedestrian-friendly communities).
  • Address disproportionate environmental impacts (e.g., encourage Brownfields redevelopment).

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Current as of May 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 24. Improve the Physical Environment of Communities: Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/smedley/smedleyslide24.html