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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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The evidence

The evidence - Web page
Welcome to The Evidence! - your ‘one-stop-shop' for the latest research evidence related to walking, cycling and health. The Evidence! is aimed at a wide audience, from students and academics through to health professionals, policy-makers and town planners.
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Economic appraisal of local walking and cycling routes

The sustainable transport charity Sustrans has taken the Government’s own methods of assessing the economic benefits of transport schemes and applied them to a number of local walking and cycling routes. The results show them to have a benefit to cost ratio of 20:1.
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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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