Public Transit Benefits Article on Concentrate

Local online magazine, Concentrate, recently published an article discussing the health and livability benefits of public transportation. The piece features WATS Director Terri Blackmore, where she details some of the regional strategies to realize these benefits. 

From the article
In recent years, public health planners and leaders have begun to focus on improving transit systems as a community health opportunity. Washtenaw County transit planners have incorporated non-motorized options for several years and recently have begun to collaborate with public health officials on programs like the Washtenaw Area Transportation Study Clean Streets program, and other less formal efforts.

Linking public health with transportation decisions, however, has been a pretty recent development.

Read the rest of the article at Concentrate