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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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Stepping out

They say only the rich, poor and crazy walk in L.A. Does it have to be that way?
Stepping out - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
If you made a list of the most daunting job descriptions in Los Angeles, Emily Gabel-Luddy's would rank near the top.
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Sustainable transport choices and the retail sector

The UK Commission for Integrated Transport felt there was still a need to better understand the relationship between travel mode and retail spend at different retail locations and has therefore undertaken an extensive household survey, using shopping diaries, face-to-face interviews and focus groups.
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Link Mutukaroa Hamlins Hill Walk Way to Onehunga [Manukau ] Foreshore Walkway through Anns Creek

Submission presentation to ARC and community boards (1 page)
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Providing for Pedestrians

Principles and guidelines for improving pedestrian access to destinations and urban spaces
Providing for Pedestrians - Document - Adobe PDF
“Providing For Pedestrians” has been produced by Rodney Tolley (of CAST and WALK21 i), for use by a range of professionals. It presents a summary of the most important issues which affect the amount of walking in our society.
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The economic value of walkability (paper)

The economic value of walkability - Document - Adobe PDF
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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Timaru active transport strategy

Presentation on the Timaru Active Transport Strategy development and implementation to date.
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Brian Ward
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Most active nation

how walking contributes to SPARC's goal of NZ being the most active nation
Most active nation - 1.7 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
This presentation will describe how SPARC has encouraged the growth of walking through: • Green Prescriptions-the GP referral scheme where about 80% of the referrals are for walking particularly for p
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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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