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This report shows walking to school was associated with higher overall activity level throughout the day.

This report indicates that location of schools directly impacts the number of students who bicycle and walk to school.

A report on methods and strategies for making communities more pedestrian-friendly.

A comprehensive report on the status of the obesity epidemic and opportunities to reverse it through environmental changes.

This report introduces the concept of Latino New Urbanism, which emphasizes the promotion of socially integrated communities through increased pedestrian activity. This approach to development resp ...

This report investigates whether people who live in walkable communities walk more than those in less walkable communities.

This report outlines how the built environment shapes our transportation choices by comparing the situation in the U.S. and Canada.

This survey finds that Americans say they would like to walk more, but are held back by poor community design.

Through case studies, the report identifies the relationship between a person's health and transport methods. 27(2)

Since most public transit trips begin and end with walking, this study shows that increased access to public transit provides more opportunities for people to be physically active.

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