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Does the Built Environment Influence Physical Activity?

Source: Transportation Research Board Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requested this study in order to examine the connection between the built environment and the physical activity levels of the U.
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Pathways for People

Source: Rodale Press, Parkwood Research Associates
This document presents the survey questions and results concerning respondents bicycling, walking, and running habits, and their access to multiuse pathways.
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Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities; Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Guidelines; Supplementary Material

Source: United States Access Board
This supplementary material provides information on the adoption of enforceable standards based on the guidelines under the ADA and ABA.
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Transportation Planning Handbook: Chapter 16 - Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities

Source: Federal Highway Administration, Institute of Transportation Engineers
This chapter from the Transportation Planning Handbook provides standards for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, including methods to measure bicycle route suitability, travel demand simulations, LOS analysis,
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Preserving Historic and Cultural Resources

Source: Trails and Greenways Clearinghouse
This article discusses how trails and greenways may be used to further historic and cultural preservation.
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