San Francisco's Healthy Development Measuring Tool

Macris, Natalie
March 2007
Planning;Mar2007, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the role of the Department of Public Health on the decision making process of development planning in San Francisco, California. In August 2006, the department produced the first draft Healthy Development Measurement Tool, describing it as an evidence-based support for healthy planning and policy making. The department envisions the tool as a checklist that other city departments as well as developers and neighborhood groups can use to evaluate proposed development projects and larger planning groups.


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