Injury Prevention and Smart Growth

By Chris Miara and Tina Zenzola

Developed for the 2004 STIPDA annual meeting, this fact sheet describes the progression of urban/suburban sprawl; discusses the relationship between sprawl and injuries and violence; suggests roles and potential partnerships for state injury prevention staff and STIPDA members on how smart growth can address sprawl and associated injuries.

Contact Info: Elizabeth Frisco (1-800-225-4276 x2928)

Project Website: Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center

Published by: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Order Info

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