Health happens outside of the doctor’s office: 80% of our health is determined by how and where we live, work, learn and play. Transportation plays a key role in the well-being of New Yorkers. See below for more information and resources on transportation and health in NYC.

Health Happens Outside the Doctor's Office: Safe Streets from DASH-NYC on Vimeo.

Stock footage and photography provided in part courtesy of Dissolve.


Transportation Matters

This fact sheet provides an overview of the link between transportation and health, highlighting the impact that access to safe options for public and active transportation has on health and health equity in NYC.