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EPA Walkability
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Measure Name: EPA Walkability
Measure Type: Index
Construct: Walkability - objective
Primary Content Area: Environment
Secondary Content Area: Physical Activity
Brief Description: The EPA Walkability index is a US national Dataset that includes walkability scores for census block groups. The index is calculated from a weighted formula of indicator rank scores related to housing, employment, street characteristics. The data can be downloaded here - https://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/smart-location-mapping#walkability. Metadata are here - https://edg.epa.gov/metadata/catalog/search/resource/details.page?uuid=%7B251AFDD9-23A7-4068-9B27-A3048A7E6012%7D and methods are here - ftp://newftp.epa.gov/EPADataCommons/OP/WalkabilityIndex.zip.
Keywords: Walkability, EPA, Census Block Group
Target Population: USA Census Block Groups
Mode of Administration: Who Administered: Existing Data
How Administered: Other
Other/Uncategorized/To-be-decided: Derived
Cost: Free
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(Last Updated: 3/17/2018 9:28:51 AM by David Berrigan)

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