Street Design Ordinance in Davidson, North Carolina

Location
Davidson, North Carolina
Organization(s)
Davidson Design for Life

Davidson Design for Life, in collaboration with Davidson College students in a Public Health Policy, Practice, and Ethics course, conducted an HIA of the current Davidson street design standards to inform a rewrite of the town’s planning ordinance, scheduled to be adopted in the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The HIA considered the impacts of street design on physical activity levels, safety, environmental pollution, mobility, and health equity.

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At A Glance

Status
Complete
Completion Date
2012, October
Decision-Level
Local
Sector
Built Environment
Organization Type
Government Agency
Estimated Cost
This HIA was one of three HIAs completed by the Davidson Design for Life Initiative in 2012 with $116,000 of funding from the CDC Healthy Community Development Initiative grant.
Length
1 year