--1.60 North American policy and strategy

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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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A Resident's Guide for Creating Safe and Walkable Communities

US Federal Highway Administration guide The FHWA has just released A Resident's Guide for Creating Safe and Walkable Communities, which provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian safety.
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Urban sprawl and public health

Book review Urban Sprawl and Public Health, a timely publication by highly qualified authors, is another wake-up call about public policy decisions with respect to land use, transportation, and community design that adversely affect our health, civic involvement, and quality of life.
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Analysis of North Carolina guidelines and criteria for establishing school walk zones.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation sponsored research to examine the potential for developing school walk zone guidelines for the state.
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StreetFilms-The Sidewalk Nibblers (video)

NY pedestrians resist the loss of sidewalk space YouTube video
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NYC Streets Renaissance
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Benchmarking report: Bicycling and Walking in the U.S.

2007 Benchmarking Report Main Findings from 2007 Benchmarking Report: 1. A positive relationship exists between the built environment and levels of biking and walking. 2. Where levels of biking and walking are higher, bicycle and pedestrian safety is greater. 3. Cities with strong Thunderhead organizations generally have high levels of biking and walking. 4. Higher lev
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Employee transportation survey (Vancouver, Canada)

A survey form for employees of their transport to and from work
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