New Health economic assessment tool (HEAT) for walking and cycling released!

The main features and changes:

  • combined assessments of walking and cycling;
  • calculation of impacts of exposure to air pollution, crash risk and carbon emissions, in addition the benefits from physical activity;
  • updated Values of Statistical Life (VSL) with averages and country-specific values (based on a methodology developed by the OECD);
  • a new HEAT methodology booklet;
  • updated section with HEAT examples;
  • revised workflow;
  • new user interface.

The new HEAT can be accessed at: