active transport

The flaneur and sojourner - talk by Daniel Sauter

The flaneur and sojourner - their place in a liveable city

Walking is transport - and much more. Going on foot is recognised as a very healthy, social and sustainable activity. What does this mean for our policies and planning?

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Daniels presentation will take us on a little stroll through the world of perceptions, paradoxes and policies, looking especially at the social dimensions of walking and public space.

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Wellington
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Wellington public library, 65 Victoria St
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Ellen Blake
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wellington@livingstreets.org.nz
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Walking: still better than driving

Walking is 12 times better for the climate than driving. Blog on the Sightline Institute website
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Clark Williams-Derry
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Healthy Futures #6

The natural environment, health and well-being
Healthy Futures #6 - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
The natural environment – everything from parks and open countryside to gardens and other green spaces – can play an important part in promoting and maintaining good health and well-being.
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Breaking New Zealand's 'P' dependence

Handout Presentation to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006
Author(s):
Jason Morgan,Gerry Dance
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On the move: by foot (UK, DfT) (abstract)

This briefing sheet is a summary of On the move: by foot, a discussion document published by the Department for Transport, 30 June 2003. The aim is to contribute to a strategy document on walking that will contribute to the broader liveability agenda being developed by Government.
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The walking community partnership programme (HSC)

The Walking Community Partnership Programme provides opportunities to help organisations plan, implement and evaluate events, promotions and programmes promoting walking as a transport option for short trips.
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Heal
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Exercise-based transportation reduces oil dependence, carbon emissions and obesity

Cycling and walking strategy (Taupo)

Council has adopted a district wide cycling and walking strategy that provides guida
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