Urban Sanity. Understanding Urban Mental Health Impacts and How to Create Saner, Happier Cities

Todd Litman| February 16th 2017|Categories: CREATING LIVEABLE CITIES|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Todd Litman

Todd Litman

Todd Litman is founder and executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative solutions to transport problems. His work helps expand the range of impacts and options considered in transportation decision-making, improve evaluation methods, and make specialized technical concepts accessible to a larger audience. His research is used worldwide in transport planning and policy analysis.
Todd Litman

Does urban living threaten our mental health and happiness? Popular culture is rife with stories suggesting that city living causes emotional stress and unhappiness. Our author Todd Litman's review of the research indicates that city living has a variety of impacts on our mental health and happiness that reduce certain risks and increase others.