Arrive alive - a highway code for young road users

A traffic safety web page which explains how to keep safe when you are a pedestrian.
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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

Breaking New Zealand's 'P' dependence

Handout Presentation to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006
Jason Morgan,Gerry Dance

Transport disadvantage and social exclusion in urban Scotland

This paper examines transport disadvantage and social exclusion in urban Scotland. The work provides an overview of the trends and transport patterns in deprived areas.
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Are cars visually threatening to pedestrians?

This paper examines the hypothesis that aggressive car design intimidates pedestrians and sends out inappropriate signals at a time when governments are encouraging people to walk rather than drive.

Pedestrians on slippery surfaces during winter etc

Every year there are thousands of pedestrians in Sweden who are injured because of slippery pavements and roadways.

Walkability and self-rated health in primary care patients

The costs of physical inactivity are beginning to be recognized. Research to pinpoint these costs will provide needed information for researchers and policy-makers to develop cost-effective physical activity promotion programs.

About Us

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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