Location
California
Organization(s)
Center for Health Advancement at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

The Center for Health Advancement at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) to identify potential health effects of proposed changes to California's state gas tax, such as replacing the tax with a mileage-based user fee. The HIA investigated whether any of the alternatives would adversely affect existing socio-economic or geographic health disparities. The HIA developed recommendations for minimizing potential health risks and maximizing benefits and provided a template for examining the potential health impacts of related state and local policies (e.g., toll roads, vehicle license fees, sales tax).

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http://www.ph.ucla.edu/hs/health-impact/index.htm
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Status
In Progress
Decision-Level
State
Sector
Transportation
Organization Type
Educational Institution