Review the Text Box 15.5 in the textbook: Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for L

Review the Text Box 15.5 in the textbook: Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for Land-Use and Transportation Decision Making. Then, read this health impact assessment paper.
Ross, C.L., Leone de Nie, K., Dannenberg, A.L., Beck, L.F., Marcus, M.J., & Barringer, J. (2012). Health impact assessment of the Atlanta Beltline. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42(3), 203-213. Found here.
Also, watch this Atlanta Beltway video
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=atlanta+beltline+project&&view=detail&mid=55DF5C684EC6896A6A9855DF5C684EC6896A6A98&&FORM=VRDGAR
In 1-2 paragraphs, how would you describe the scope of the Atlanta Beltline health impact assessment? (Recall that “Scoping” is the step that identifies which health effects are targeted in the assessment.) How might public health officials measure these impacts, i.e. show that these health outcomes are, in fact, improved over time? What data are needed?

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