6th Avenue East Duluth

Location Duluth Minnesota
Organization St. Louis County Public Health & Human Services; Arrowhead Regional Development Commission; Public Solutions Inc.; Minnesota Department of Health; NorthpointGIS

The redesign study of Sixth Avenue East in 2010 arose out of community concerns about the safety of the roadway and its perceived negative effects on the neighborhood.

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At A Glance
  • Status:
  • Publication date:
    2011, June
  • Decision-making levels:
  • Sectors:
    Transportation, Planning and zoning
  • Additional topic areas:
    Planning, Bridges and roads, Public transit, Active transportation
  • Drivers of health:
    Diet and physical activity, Safe and affordable public transit, Safe and accessible active transportation routes, Community safety, Income and wealth
  • Affected populations:
    Children, Economically disadvantaged
  • Community types:
  • Research methods:
    Literature review, Qualitative research, Primary research, Quantitative research
  • Funding source:
    Other funding