From walkability to active living potential

Background The purpose of this paper is to establish the reliability and validity of a neighborhood-level measure of active living potential by applying principles of ecometrics. Methods Following a 3-day training session, observers (n =8) were provided with a map of a predetermined walking route constructed through the joining of ten randomly selected street block
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Los Angeles Walkability checklist

Guidance for site plan review
Walkability checklist - 1.7 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
The purpose of this Guidance for Site Plan Review: Walkability Checklist is to guide Department of City Planning staff in working with developers to make developments more “walkable;” that is, to enhance pedestrian activity, access, comfort and safety. At the same
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Timaru active transport strategy

Presentation on the Timaru Active Transport Strategy development and implementation to date.
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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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Creating walkable communities: a guide for local governments

A guide for local governments "This guide is a tool for local governments and concerned citizens. It presents guide- lines, suggestions, and techniques on how to make communities more walkable and pedestrian-friendly.
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Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

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