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The economic value of walkability (paper)

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This paper describes ways to evaluate the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions, including safety, comfort and convenience).
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Mobile lifestyles and publicity

how accesssorizing the urban nomad changes pedestrian representation of self Presentation to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006
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The role of walking in mobility management

Keynote address to to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006
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Todd Litman
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The economic value of walking (presentation)

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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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Non-motorized transportation in four Shanghai districts

Shanghai is well known for a high level of non-motorized travel, in particular by bicycle.
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Non-commuters: the people who walk to work or work at home

Abstract The paper focuses on the socioeconomic characteristics of workers at home and those who walk to work and these are compared with commuters (those who travel to work by motorized transportation).
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Pedestrian behavior at bottlenecks

This article discusses experimental findings of microscopic pedestrian behavior in case of bottlenecks. Results for both a narrow bottleneck and a wide bottleneck are discussed and compared to the results of an experiment without a bottleneck. It is shown how pedestrians inside bottlenecks effectively form layers or trails, the distance between which is approximately 45 cm.
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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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Transport, environment, and health (WHO)

WHO regional publications, European series, number 89
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This book brings together scientific evidence on the main effects of transport on people's health and the environment.
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