Livable Streets program

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency In addition to public transportation, SFMTA focuses on safety issues in San Francisco, striving to make the City streets as friendly and easy to use as possible for bicyclists, pedestrians, children and motorists.
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Transport, environment, and health (WHO)

WHO regional publications, European series, number 89
Transport, environment, and health - 1.3 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
This book brings together scientific evidence on the main effects of transport on people's health and the environment.
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Active friendly environments - useful information (SPARC)

Checklists and Audits One of the steps in planning the development of an Activity Friendly Environment or an aspect of one is the need to know what the current
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The value of urban design (MfE)

The economic, environmental and social benefits of urban design PDF document.
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The New Zealand Urban Design Protocol (MFE)

Web page. Introduces the New Zealand Urban Design Protocol which has been prepared by the Ministry for the Environment in conjunction with an Urban Design Advisory Group. The Protocol is a key part of the Government's Sustainable Development Programme of Action and the Urban Affairs Portfolio.
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Physical activity in modern society: is there also an environmental benefit?

Higgins (2005) has shown that increased human physical activity in the USA could lead to both improvements in physical health and reductions in oil consumption by motor vehicles, thereby also reducing carbon emissions.

Exercise-based transportation reduces oil dependence, carbon emissions and obesity

About Us

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.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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