Factors Influencing the Decision to Drive or Walk Short Distances to Public Transport Facilities

Walton, D. & Sunseri, S. (2010). Factors Influencing the Decision to Drive or Walk Short Distances to Public Transport Facilities. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 4(4), 212-226.
Samples of drivers and walkers are examined to understand factors influencing the decision to walk. The driver sample was limited to those who lived within 1 km of the park-and-ri…

School Travel Plans: Overcoming Barriers to Implementation

Baslington, H. (2008). School travel plans: Overcoming barriers to implementation. Transport Reviews, 28(2), 239-258.
The number of primary school children travelling to school by car has almost doubled in 20 years. A governmental policy response is to introduce school travel plans. The paper rai…

Commuting by Bicycle: An Overview of the Literature

Heinen, E., van Wee, B., Maat, K. (2010). Commuting by bicycle: An overview of the literature. Transport Reviews, 30(1), 59-96.
Commuting by bicycle has advantages over other modes of transport, both for the commuter and for society. Although cycling is an option for many commuters, a considerable number o…

Understanding and Mapping Institutional Impediments to Walking and Bicycling to School: A Case Study of Hillsborough County, Florida

Steiner, R. L., Bejleri, I., Wheelock, J. L., Boles, G., Cahill, M., Perez, B. O. (2008). Understanding and mapping institutional impediments to walking and bicycling to school: A case study of Hillsborough County, Florida. Transportation Research Record, 2074, 3-11.
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) legislation calls for the establishment of a Safe Routes to School program in…

Cycling for Everyone: Lessons from Europe

Pucher, J., & Buehler, R. (2008). Cycling for everyone: Lessons from Europe. Transportation Research Record, 2074, 58-65.
This paper investigates how bicycling can be promoted as a safe and feasible means of transport for everyone and for all trip purposes. The policies and programs needed to encoura…

Transit Use at Transit-Oriented Developments in Portland, Oregon, Area

Dill, J. (2008). Transit use at transit-oriented developments in Portland, Oregon, area. Transportation Research Record, (2063), pp. 159-167.
Many regions throughout the United States are turning to various smart growth concepts, including transit-oriented development (TOD), to address a variety of concerns. Public agen…

Students' Perceptions of Difficulties in Cycling to School in Urban and Suburban Taiwan

Chang, H.-W., Chang, H.-L. (2008). Students' perceptions of difficulties in cycling to school in urban and suburban Taiwan. Transportation Research Record, (2060), pp. 123-130.
Previous research has identified the importance of cycling training programs and examined the relationship between cycling attitudes and the behavior of cyclists; another importan…

Fleet Conversion in Local Government: Determinants of Driver Fuel Choice for Bi-Fuel Vehicles

Johns, K., Khovanova, K., & Welch, E. (2009, May). Fleet conversion in local government: Determinants of driver fuel choice for bi-fuel vehicles. Environment and Behavior, 41(3), 402-426.
This study evaluates the conversion of one local government’s fleet from gasoline to bi-fuel E-85, compressed natural gas, and liquid propane gas powered vehicles at the midpoint …

Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility

Sarjahani, A., Serrano, E. L. & Johnson, R. (2009). Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, (4)1, 95-102.
National data indicate that 91 billion pounds of food are lost by consumers and food service annually. With growing concerns about the environment, economy, and food production, i…

Deriving Interventions on the Basis of Factors Influencing Behavioral Intentions for Waste Recycling, Composting, and Reuse in Cuba

Mosler, H., Tamas, A., Tobias, R., Rodríguez, T., & Miranda, O. (2008). Deriving interventions on the basis of factors influencing behavioral intentions for waste recycling, composting, and reuse in Cuba. Environment and Behavior, 40(4), 522-544.
In this article the authors study existing waste-disposal intentions and behavior-influencing factors at the household level in Santiago de Cuba. The authors analyze the perceived…

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