Economics

Quantifying the health effects of cycling and walking

This project aims at facilitating the harmonization of methodological approaches by providing guidance for practitioners.

The economic value of walkability (paper)

The economic value of walkability - Document - Adobe PDF
This paper describes ways to evaluate the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions, including safety, comfort and convenience).
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The economic value of walking (presentation)

The economic value of walking - Presentation - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
Keynote addresss to to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006. This presentation investigates the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions).
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Exercise-based transportation reduces oil dependence, carbon emissions and obesity

Land Transport New Zealand's Economic Evaluation Manual: Vol 2, Walking & Cycling

Volume 2 These procedures provide a method of evaluating the economic efficiency of walking and cycling projects, with the exception of signalised crossing
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