Bridging health and transportation is of great importance to WAMPO to aid and improve the communities in the region. Since the passage of the National Environmental Policy Act, in effect since 1970, and similar laws and regulations, the links between our environments, whether urban or rural, and public health have become clearer and clearer. 

Four aspects of health are affected in some form by transportation: access to goods and services, physical health and obesity, mental health and stress, and pollution and air quality.


COVID-19 and Transportation

Changes in Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled (DVMT) per county from 2019 to 2020.