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Chain Reaction: Boston’s First Mobile, After-School Bike Shop and Training Center

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Bicycling is one of the healthiest and least expensive modes of transportation, so why is bicycling not more prevalent in low income urban areas?
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Leveraging the Partnership: DOT, HUD and EPA Programs for Sustainable Communities

Source: US Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
This guide is intended to help communities identify federal resources available to support efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities.
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Why Communities & States Need Bicycle and Pedestrian Staff

Source: League of American Bicyclists (LAB), Alliance for Bicycling and Walking
Bicycle and pedestrian program managers are common in U.S. cities and, along with other transportation planners and bicycling advocates, are a critical part of creating a bicycle-friendly community.
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Travel Behavior and Mobility of Transportation-Disadvantaged Populations: Evidence from the National Household Travel Survey

Source: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
This study examines travel behavior and mobility of transportation-disadvantaged groups, including older adults, people with disabilities, individuals in low-income households, and those living in rural areas.
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Smart Growth and Economic Success

Source: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This report is the first in a series from EPA's Smart Growth Program designed to inform developers, businesses, local government, and other groups about the benefits of smart growth development.
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State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2010

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The 2010 State Indicator Report provides information on physical activity behavior and policy and environmental supports within each state.
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Bike to Work Week: A Case Study in Successful Behavior Change

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Coordinators attempted to increase participation in Bike to Work Week by narrowing the event's focus and discarding or changing components that didn't attract new cyclists.
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A Walking Revolution

Source: Every Body Walk!
This report outlines the benefits of walking and explores national movements devoted to improving conditions and safety for walking.
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Evaluating Complete Streets

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This report discusses reasons to implement complete streets and how it relates to other planning innovations.
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Walkability, Transit Access, and Traffic Exposure for Low-Income Residents With Subsidized Housing

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This paper examines the walkability, transit access and traffic exposure issues faced by individuals living in subsidized housing.
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