Zoning for Walkable Mixed-Use Neighborhoods


Omaha , Nebraska


Douglas County Health Department

This desktop HIA examined the impacts of a proposed zoning change in Omaha to support active transportation options. The City of Omaha Planning Department was considering creating a zoning classification for walkable mixed-use neighborhoods and requested an HIA on how this zoning might affect health. The HIA examined how the proposed zoning changes would affect health determinants such as walkability, housing affordability, and transportation costs. 

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At A Glance
  • Status Complete
  • Completion Date 2012
  • Decision-Level Local
  • Sector Built Environment
  • Organization Type Government Agency