Design and planning

Reliability and validity of two instruments designed etc

An article which explores two instruments used to assess the suitability of roads and sid
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Walking and bicycling: an evaluation of environmental audit instruments

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An article which explores existing environmental instruments used to capture the walkability and bikability of environments
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A community based approach to promoting walking in rural areas

An article about a quasi-experimental design that examines changes in walking behaviour in rural areas.
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Environmental perceptions and walking in English adults

A paper examining the relationship between adults' perceptions of the social and physical environment and their self-reported walking behaviour.
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Neighbourhood design and rates of walking and biking to elementary school in 34 California communities

An evaluation study looking at neighbourhood design and rates of students walking to school
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Multilevel modelling of built environment characteristics related to neighbourhood walking activity

A research paper on the relationship between the built environment and walking activity, at the neighbourhood and community levels, in older adults
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How do perceptions of local neighbourhood relate to adolescents' walking and cycling

A research paper on perceptions of the local neighbourhood and the relationship to adolescents' walking and cycling
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Walkability scoping paper

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Land Transport New Zealand commissioned Steve Abley to prepare a scoping paper on the development of walking tools in advance of a meeting of interested parties in Christchurch on 14 March 2005.
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