Building Capacity in HIA on the U.S.-Mexico Border Through Practice, Training, and Collaborative Partnerships

Location
Las Cruces, New Mexico, New Mexico
Organization(s)
University of Texas, El Paso

The University of Texas, El Paso conducted an HIA focused on public transportation. The HIA will inform the location of a route for a proposed public transportation system between Las Cruces, New Mexico, and rural towns in southern areas of the state. Public transportation has been linked to improved health. It gives communities more access to health care, opportunities for physical activity, and decreased stress.

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http://www.utep.edu
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At A Glance

Status
Complete
Completion Date
2016, October
Decision-Level
Local
Sector
Transportation
Organization Type
Educational Institution