17 July 2010

Oregon HIAs

I just came across this site. Oregon have done at least 6 HIAs over the last 3 years or so. Click the IA title links to download the HIAs or better stil go and check out their site at:


Tumalo, Oregon, Community Comprehensive Plan HIA
This HIA includes health-based recommendations for changes to the Community Comprehensive Plan, focusing on traffic calming measures and safety along Highway 20 which runs north and south through the Tumalo community, Deschutes County.

North Central Public Health District (NCPHD) Walkability HIA
NCPHD conducted a walkability assessment around the Chenowith Elementary School in The Dalles, Wasco County, looking at safety, geo-spatial analysis, and local community concerns.

Benton County accessory dwelling units (ADUs) HIA
This is a summary of Benton County's review of residential ADU policy options. The summary document outlines the policy recommendations that were considered and their implications. Benton County will be adding changes to the final version of this HIA.

Clark County (WA) Highway 99 Sub-Area Plan Health Impact Assessment

Vehicle Miles Traveled HIA, May 2009
Upstream Public Health and researchers at Oregon Health and Sciences University conducted this HIA of policies intended to reduce driving in Oregon. The full report, fact sheet and executive summary are available through the link above.

Columbia River Crossing HIA, June 2008
Multnomah County Health Department and partners conducted an HIA of the proposed expansion of the Columbia River Crossing, a bridge and highway connecting Oregon and Washington. Results were presented in the form of a comment letter on the project's Draft Environmental Impact Statement.