Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and are in the process of generating evidence of effectiveness or may not yet be tested.

Built Environment, Transport, and COVID-19: a Review

Rojas-Rueda, D., Morales-Zamora, E.

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Summary Report/Recommendations

Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Neighborhood and Built Environment
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article describes how urban interventions implemented for the purpose of COVID-19 mitigation can impact health equity by improving the built environment (e.g., improved air quality, reduced noise, reduced traffic incidents). The article does not include an evaluation component, but the authors outline 10 recommendations for urban interventions to reduce COVID-19 transmission and advance health equity.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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Implementation Period

2020 - 2021