City of Fairmont Bicycle/Pedestrian Transportation Plan

City of Fairmont Bicycle/Pedestrian Transportation Plan
Location Fairmont West Virginia
Organization Health Research Center at West Virginia University, Main Street Fairmont

The Health Research Center (HRC) at West Virginia University, along with Main Street Fairmont, is conducting a health impact assessment (HIA) of a comprehensive bicycle and pedestrian plan for downtown Fairmont, West Virginia. The HIA will explore how bike lanes and other pedestrian improvements, as well as increased connectivity to parks, schools, and points of interest can affect health. Locust Avenue, Fairmont Road, and Country Club Road were identified as priority streets at a community meeting.

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Decision makers at all levels are using the fast-growing field of HIA to take health into account when making decisions in a broad range of sectors, including agriculture, education, energy and budgeting, in all types of locations--rural, suburban, and urban, local, regional or statewide. Learn more about the information sources that were used to develop this page.

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  • Status Complete
  • Completion Date 2014
  • Decision-Level Local
  • Sector Transportation
  • Organization Type Educational Institution