Light Rail Use is More Likely on Walkable Blocks: Further Support for Using Micro-Level Environmental Audit Measures

Werner, C., Brown, B., & Gallimore, J. (2009). Light rail use is more likely on walkable blocks: Further support for using micro-level environmental audit measures. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.
The primary purpose of the study was to address the claim that people are more likely to walk to a transit stop if they live on a “walkable” block. An additional purpose was to ev…

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

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…

A Model for Climate TargetOiented Planning and Monitoring of Corporate Travel

Robèrt, M. (2009). A Model for Climate Target Oriented Planning and Monitoring of Corporate Travel. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 3(1), 1-17.
The objectives of this study are to (a) demonstrate the importance and motivation for large private companies taking action against climate change and (b) develop a backcasting-or…

Smarter Choices: Assessing the Potential to Achieve Traffic Reduction Using 'Soft Measures'

Cairns, S., Sloman, L., Newson, C., Anable, J., Kirkbride, A., Goodwin, P. (2008). Smarter choices: Assessing the potential to achieve traffic reduction using 'Soft measures'. Transport Reviews, 28(5), 593-618.
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in a range of transport policy initiatives which are designed to influence people's travel behaviour away from single-occupancy …

How to Obtain a Healthy Journey to School

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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