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Transportation Health Impact Assessment Toolkit: For Planning and Health Professionals


Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this toolkit provides a comprehensive framework for local health departments, project managers, city planners, and other important stakeholders to conduct health impact assessments (HIAs) on proposed transportation projects, plans, and policies. Elements of the toolkit include general HIA resources, background information on HIA indicators, case studies, and strategies for health-oriented transportation projects and policies.

Primary Toolkit:

Injury & Violence Prevention Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit,CDC Winnable Battles

Keyword Area:

Community Design, Environmental Justice, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Injury Prevention, Social Justice, Traffic Safety, Transportation Planning, Violence


Institutional Author:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention





The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.