Child Transport Practices and Perceived Barriers in Active Commuting to School

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Yeung, J., Wearing, S., & Hills, A. P. (2008). Child transport practices and perceived barriers in active commuting to school. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 42(6), 895-900.
This study evaluated the transport practices of school children and perceived factors that influenced parental decisions regarding their child’s use of active transport to commute…

The Effect of Transportation Policies on Energy Consumption and Greenhouse gas Emission from Urban Passenger Transportation

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Poudenx, P. (2008). The effect of transportation policies on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission from urban passenger transportation. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 42(6), 901-909.
This paper offers a brief journey through twelve major cities with various policies in place to curb private vehicle use and assesses their success in term of energy consumption a…

Walking and Cycling to School: Predictors of Increases Among Children and Adolescents

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Hume, C., Timperio, A., Salmon, J., Carver, A., Giles-Corti, B., & Crawford, D. (2009). Walking and Cycling to School: Predictors of Increases Among Children and Adolescents. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36(3), 195-200.
Background: Little is known about what happens to active commuting as children get older, and less is known about influences on changes in this behavior. This study examined predi…

The Propensity for Motorists to Walk for Short trips: Evidence from West Edinburgh

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Ryley, T. J. (2008). The propensity for motorists to walk for short trips: Evidence from West Edinburgh. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 42(4), 620-628.
The trade-offs individuals make between the motor car and walking for short trips are investigated, using data from a West Edinburgh household survey. Propensity to walk discrete …

Altruistic, Egoistic, and Normative Effects on Curbside Recycling

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Ewing, G. (2001). Altruistic, egoistic, and normative effects on curbside recycling. Environment and Behavior, 33(6), 733-764. doi:10.1177/00139160121973223.
Notes that how altruistic, normative, and egoistic factors affect households' participation in curbside recycling has been shown to depend on how participation is measured. A stud…

The Dynamic Interaction of Personal Norms and Environment-Friendly Buying Behavior: A Panel Study

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Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2006). The Dynamic Interaction of Personal Norms and Environment-Friendly Buying Behavior: A Panel Study. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36(7), 1758-1780.
A deeper understanding of the attitude-norm-behavior relationship in the environmental field can be obtained by analyzing the dynamic interaction over time between relevant attitu…

The Effectiveness of Soft Transport Policy measures: A Critical Assessment and Meta-Analysis of Empirical Evidence

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Möser, G., & Bamberg, S. (2008). The effectiveness of soft transport policy measures: A critical assessment and meta-analysis of empirical evidence. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 28(1), 10-26.
In the last few years there has been a growing interest in transport policy concerning behaviour oriented 'soft' measures to reduce private car use. Besides an assessment of the m…

The Attitude-Behavior Relationship: A Test of Three Models of the Moderating Role of Behavioral Difficulty

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Kaiser, F., & Schultz, P. (2009, January). The attitude-behavior relationship: A test of three models of the moderating role of behavioral difficulty. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(1), 186-207.
The moderating role of behavioral difficulty in the attitude–behavior relationship remains a controversial topic in social psychology. Previous research has been unclear in establ…

Combining Behavioral Theories to Predict Recycling Involvement

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Oom Do Valle, P., Rebelo, E., Reis, E., & Menezes, J. (2005). Combining Behavioral Theories to Predict Recycling Involvement. Environment and Behavior, 37(3), 364-396. doi:10.1177/0013916504272563.
This study merges insights from two well-known attitude-behavior theories—the theory of planned behavior and the model of altruistic behavior—with elements from two broader models…

Behavioral Determinants of Household Recycling Participation: The Portuguese Case

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Valle, P., Reis, E., Menezes, J., & Rebelo, E. (2004). Behavioral Determinants of Household Recycling Participation: The Portuguese Case. Environment and Behavior, 36(4), 505-540. doi:10.1177/0013916503260892.
Recycling is an effective resource-recovery mechanism with significant economic and environmental benefits. The success of the Portuguese Integrated System of Packaging Waste Mana…

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