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CHARTing Health Information

This LibGuide has been designed to provide a comprehensive collection of links to publicly available health and health determinants data. While the emphasis is on the state of Texas, there are links to sites that cover all of the U.S.

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Additional reports and data can be found in:

Accidents & Suicides

Travel/Traffic Data

Expenditures by Districts & Counties (Texas Department of Transportation; County level data;current)
Includes daily vehicle miles, combined construction/maintenance figures, highway construction projects percent costing less and percent costing more than contract award, and more.

Commuting to Work (US Census Bureau; county, MSA, and State level data; Approximately 10 years ago to current)

County-to-County Workflow Reports (Missouri Census Data Center; county, MSA, and State level data; 2000)
Provides PDF and HTML reports of county-to-county commuting. 

Travel Time to Work (Federal Highway Administration (USDOT);MSA level data; 2000 with some historical)
How long does it take you to get to work? Do you live in or around Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, or San Antonio? If so, you can compare your commute time with others. The report shows: areas that have a greater than average increase in commute time (1990 to 2000); mean travel time to work (1990 to 2000); Percent distribution of workers who did not work at home by travel time to work (1980-2000); and departure time to work (1990 to 2000).

Annual Urban Mobility Report (Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M; selected cities; current)
The report provides information on long-term congestion trends, the most recent congestion comparisons and a description of many congestion improvement strategies.