Indicators 1-30 of 34 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
9
CO2 emissions from transportation
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
City of Toronto, Department of Public Works and the Environment
 
Keywords: CO2, air, air pollution, carbon dioxide, emissions, environment, pollution, transportation
 
 
9
CO2 emissions by source
 
Used by:
Portland Multnomah Progress Board
Data source:
City of Portland Energy Office
 
Keywords: CO2, air, air pollution, carbon dioxide, emissions, environment, pollution
 
 
8
CO2 emissions relative to 1990 levels
 
Used by:
Portland Multnomah Progress Board
Data source:
City of Portland Energy Office
 
Keywords: CO2, air, air pollution, air quality, carbon dioxide, emissions, environment
 
 
7
Number of days air pollutants exceed healthful levels
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality Control
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Keywords: CO, NO2, O3, SO2, air, air pollution, air quality, asthma, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, environment, health, nitrogen dioxide, nitrous oxides, particulates, pollution, sulphur dioxide, toxics
 
 
7
Air quality:CO, SO2, SPM, and O3 measurements
 
Comment: Monitoring points may not accurately reflect the air quality of entire city. Based on EPA standards which may not accurately measure effect on more susceptible population.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
Puget Sound Air Pollution Control Agency: EPA PSI Index
 
Keywords: CO, O3, SO2, air, air pollution, air quality, carbon monoxide, environment, health, nitrogen dioxide, nitrous oxides, ozone, particulates, pollution, sulphur dioxide
 
 
7
Percent of women receiving adequate prenatal care
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
Unspecified
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Keywords: health, health care, pregnancy, pregnancy/birth, prenatal
 
 
7
Gasoline consumption per capita
 
Comment: Does not show effect of increased population on total gasoline consumption.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: automobile, car, energy, gasoline, natural resources, resource consumption, resource use, transportation
 
 
7
Vehicle miles traveled
 
Comment: Model assumptions?.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
WA Department of Transportation
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Planning Department
 
Keywords: automobile, car, transportation, vehicle
 
 
7
Emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection; Alberta Department of Energy; Energy Resource Conservation Board
 
Keywords: CO2, air, air pollution, carbon dioxide, environment, greenhouse, pollution, smog
 
 
7
CO2 emission per capita, relative to fair earth share
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: CO2, air, carbon dioxide, emissions, environment, global, pollution
 
 
7
Childcare arrangement satisfaction
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
To be determined
 
Keywords: child care, children, family, society
 
 
7
Per capita consumption of fossil fuel by motor vehicle transport
 
Used by:
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development
Data source:
proposed
 
Keywords: automobile, car, energy, fossil fuel, resource use, vehicle
 
 
6
Days per year that air quality standards are met
 
Comment: One number covering a six county region doesn't pinpoint problems very well.
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control
 
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Ministry of Environment and Energy, West Central Region
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
Minnesota Planning
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
 
Pierce County
Puget Sound Air Pollution Control Agency
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Ontario Ministry of the Environment, 'Air Quality in Ontario 1991'
 
Keywords: CO, NO2, O3, SO2, air, air pollution, air quality, asthma, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, environment, health, nitrogen dioxide, nitrous oxides, particulates, sulphur dioxide, toxics
 
 
6
Emergency room use for nonemergency purposes
 
Comment: Measurement is only an approximation.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
Central Hospital of Group Health Coop, Harborview Hospital, WA State Department of Health
 
Keywords: access, access to care, emergency, health, health care
 
 
5
Percent of population covered by health insurance
 
Comment: Survey question first asked in 1991. A new sampling method used in 1993 resulted in more representative participation by minorities than in previous years.
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Survey
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Department of Health
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Unspecified
 
Keywords: access, access to care, health, health care, insurance, uninsured
 
 
5
Automobile occupancy rate
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Works and the Environment
 
Keywords: automobile, car, carpool, commute, transportation
 
 
5
Number of children on subsidized childcare waiting list
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: child care, children, education, preschool, subsidized
 
 
5
Number of child care spaces needed in each age group
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: access, accessibility, availability, child care, children, education, preschool
 
 
5
Number of households with at least 1 uninsured member
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: access, health, health care, insurance
 
 
5
Number of children without health insurance
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: access to care, children, health, health care, insurance
 
 
5
Average vehicle ridership for companies with 50+ employees
 
Used by:
City of Santa Monica
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: carpool, commute, ridership, transportation
 
 
5
Commuters driving alone
 
Comment: A better measure may be the average distance traveled to meet basic, daily needs.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Thurston Regional Transportation Plan, Intercity Transit Survey
 
Keywords: car, carpool, commute, connectedness, sprawl, transportation
 
 
5
Percentage of people choosing transit over car
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Toronto Transit Commission
 
Keywords: public transit, transportation
 
 
5
Number of persons per registered passenger car
 
Comment: Doesn't take into account how much those cars are being driven.
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Department of Licensing; WA Office of Financial Management
 
Keywords: automobile, car, transportation, vehicle
 
 
5
Greenhouse gas emissions measured in metric tons of carbon equivalents
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture
 
Keywords: emissions, environment, global, greenhouse
 
 
4
Health care as percent of income
 
Comment: Does not address effectiveness of resource use, lack of access to health services, or amount spent caring for illness vs. promoting health.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
WA Office of Financial Management '1990 Health Care Estimates' May 1992
 
Keywords: accessibility, cost, health, health care
 
 
4
Nursery education (number of children attending pre-school)
 
Comment: Does not include children in preschool other than Fife Reg. Council nurseries. Not a complete measure of early education.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Fife Regional Council, Education Department, Scottish Abstract of Statistics, General Regional Office
 
Keywords: child care, children, education, enrollment, preschool
 
 
4
Percentage of people identifying obstacles to obtaining health care
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
To be established
 
Keywords: access, access to care, health, health care
 
 
3
Infant mortality
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Fife Health Board, Scottish Abstract of Statistics, General Register Office for Scotland
 
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
Maine Development Foundation
Kids Count Data Book, Annie E. Casey Foundation
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Department of Health
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Office of Community Assessment; WA Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Health
 
Keywords: birth, birthweight, children, health, infant, infant mortality, mortality, poverty, pre-natal care
 
 
3
Traffic accident deaths per capita
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Highways and Public Transportation, SC State Data Center
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Pierce County Medical Examiner; WA Office of Financial Management
 
Keywords: accidents, automobile, car, death, public safety, traffic, transportation