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Reevaluating the Role of Public Transit for Improving Urban Transportation

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This report investigates the role that public transit can play in reducing traffic congestion and achieving other transportation improvement objectives.
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Reevaluating The Role Of Highway Expansion For Improving Urban Transportation

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This report investigates claims that highway capacity expansion is a cost effective and desirable solution to urban traffic congestion problems.
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Collisions involving pedal cyclists on Britain's roads: Establishing the causes

Source: Transportation Research Laboratory Reports
The UK Department for Transport commissioned research to assess the causes of collisions involving cyclists. This report investigates the key causal factors relating to accidents involving cyclists.
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Active Living and Social Equity: Creating Healthy Communities for All Residents

Source: International City/County Management Association
This guide explains the connections between active living and social equity, provides a toolbox of local government strategies for promoting active living equitably, and highlights notable examples of local initiatives from around the country.
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Cycle Safety: Reducing the Crash Risk

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency
The crash benefits to cyclists of reducing traffic volumes and speeds, and constructing cycle lanes and intersection treatments have been investigated and quantified based on overseas research and data.
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Active Living Approaches by Local Government

Source: International City/County Management Association
This paper discusses the results of surveys of local government officials regarding their ability to encourage active living in communities.
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Active Transportation Policy Issues

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This paper provides background information on active transportation to facilitate discussion of national active transportation policy and legislation at the Active Transportation Roundtable.
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Another Look at Germany's Bicycle Boom

Source: World Transport Policy and Practice
This article attempts to determine the reason for the substantial increase in bicycling in Germany since the early 1970s. It considers two potential sources for the increase: urban planning and external social factors.
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Active Transportation in Urban Areas

Source: National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health
The aim of this document is to provide Canadian policy makers, transportation engineers and urban planners with an overview of the potential health benefits and risks of active transportation.
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Investigating Risk Compensation Theory in Cyclists: Results From Intelligent Video Analysis System

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The aim of the present study is to assess risk behaviours in urban cyclists by helmet-use status, using an innovative on-site observation technology.
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