How to Obtain a Healthy Journey to School

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Jensen, S. U. (2008). How to obtain a healthy journey to school. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 42(3), 475-486.
Danish children walk and cycle a lot and at the same time have one of the best child road safety records in the western part of world. Based on several studies, the paper describe…

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 …

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 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…

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 Relationship Between the Built Environment and Nonwork Travel

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Cao, X., Mokhtarian, P. L., & Handy, S. L. (2009). The relationship between the built environment and nonwork travel: A case study of Northern California
Many studies have found that residents living in suburban neighborhoods drive more and walk less than their counterparts in traditional neighborhoods. This evidence supports the a…

An Exploration of Household Response to Personal Travel Carbon-Reduction Targets

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Tight, M., Vicat, A., Bristow, A., Pridmore, A., & May, A. (2007). An Exploration of Household Response to Personal Travel Carbon-Reduction Targets. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 1(3), 143-159.
Transport is currently responsible for around one-quarter of the total anthropogenic CO2 emissions in the United Kingdom, and this proportion is projected to increase. The transpo…

Travel Socialization: A Social Theory of Travel Mode Behavior

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Baslington, H. (2008). Travel Socialization: A Social Theory of Travel Mode Behavior. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 2(2), 91-114.
This article reports research investigating the cultural determinants of children's travel. A new perspective, travel socialization theory, is presented. This states that children…

Declining Sustainability: The Case of Shopping Trip Energy Consumption

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Kitamura, R., Sakamoto, K. & Waygood, O. (2008). Declining Sustainability: The Case of Shopping Trip Energy Consumption. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 2(3), 158-176.
As typical shopping behavior changed from foot-based visits to neighborhood shopping streets or corner grocery stores to auto-based visits to large-scale retail stores, shopping t…

Influences of Built Environments on Walking and Cycling: Lessons from Bogotá

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Cervero, R., Sarmiento, O. L., Jacoby, E., Gomez, L. & Neiman, A. (2009). Influences of Built Environments on Walking and Cycling: Lessons from Bogotá. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 3(4), 203-226.
Bogotá, Colombia, is well known for its sustainable urban transport systems, including an extensive network of bike lanes and set-aside street space for recreational cyclists and …

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