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Barcelona is full blooded

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In conjunction with hosting World Blood Donor Day in 2010, Barcelona launched the Barcelona is full blooded campaign to raise public awareness of the importance of donating blood.…
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Seattle Neighborhoods In Motion

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Developed by King County Metro (KCM), Seattle Neighborhoods In Motion was designed to work directly with individuals to reduce drive-alone trips being made to a full range of trav…
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A Community-Based Physical Education and Activity Intervention for African American Preadolescent Girls: A Strategy to Reduce Racial Disparities in Health

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In an attempt to reduce racial disparities in health in one inner-city neighborhood, Lively Ladies, a physical education and activity intervention program was created to help pre-…
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Århus Bike Bus'ters

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In an attempt to reduce the use of individual motor vehicles the Municipality of Århus created a plan to encourage residents to use methods of sustainable transportation such as b…
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Love to Ride

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Once known as Challenge for Change, the Love to Ride program was introduced in the UK by its creator Thomas Stokell to: (1) encourage more people to take up cycling and (2) encour…
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City of Austin’s Leave Time Travel Incentive

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In an effort to encourage City of Austin employees to take voluntary actions to reduce their drive-alone trips to and from work, the City established a Smart Commute Rewards progr…

Increasing Paper Recycling in Portland Oregon Dormitories Using Incentives and Commitment

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Wang, T. H. & Katzev, R. D. (1990). Group commitment and resource conservation: Two field experiments on promoting recycling. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 20, 4, Part 1, 265-275.
After conducting a literature review, two behavior change tools were incorporated into a pilot program designed to increase the amount of paper being recycled in a Portland Oregon…

Waste Wise Program

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Waste Wise is a free, voluntary program set up by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which attempts to eliminate costly municipal solid waste. Waste Wise targ…

Promoting Public Transit in Urban Areas with Incentives and Commitment

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Bachman, W. , & Katzev, R. (1982). The effects of non-contingent free bus tickets and personal commitment on urban bus ridership. Transportation Research, 16A, 2, 103-108.
In order to decrease dependence on single occupant vehicles and to improve fossil fuel conservation, a pilot program was designed to increase ridership on mass transit. A literatu…

Motivating Community Recycling: New Zealand Curbside Trial

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Randomly selected residents of New Zealand were asked to participate in a curbside recycling trial. Two weeks before the first collection they received a letter from the mayor tha…

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