Healthy Cities URBACT
Why do we need healthy cities?
All too often, when people hear health, they think hospitals. But health is holistic, with our immediate environment determining up to 75% of health outcomes (WHO). Think walkable streets, clean air, and access to calming green spaces – all key to a healthy lifestyle and all factors of planning.
As urban populations continue to accelerate, we need to use urban planning to generate healthy lives and drive the transformation of city spaces.
What do we need to plan healthy cities?
How will the Healthy Cities Generator help?
Gathering input for the Healthy Cities Generator to assess the health impact of an urban plan in the City of Vic, Spain