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Communities Benefit! The Social and Economic Benefits of Transportation Enhancements

Source: National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
This report showcases ten outstanding Transportation Enhancements projects from around the country, highlighting economic and social impacts on local communities.
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Demographical Changes of European Society and its Impact on Walking and Accessibility of Elderly

Source: Transport Research Centre Brno
Many older people make their journeys by walking however, pedestrian casualty rates are much higher among people over 60 compared with younger adults.
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Risk Factors in Road Crossing Among Elderly Pedestrians and Readiness to Adopt Secure Behavior

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This study intends to broaden the understanding of factors involved in risk taking procedure of older pedestrians, and to identify factors related to elderly person's willingness to adopt preventive behavior.
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Pedestrian Crashes and Treatments From Around the World

Source: UNC Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC)
Pedestrian crashes and related deaths and injuries continue to be a serious problem in industrialized and developing countries throughout the world.
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Bicycle Injuries: A Matter of Mechanism and Age

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The goal of this study was to characterize cyclist-related injuries according to motor vehicle involvement for adults versus children.
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Why Do Older Persons Give Up or Reduce Cycling?

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The aim of this study was to describe antecedents and consequences of reducing or giving up cycling in older persons.
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Increasing Physical Activity Through Community Design 2010 Update

Source: National Center for Bicycling & Walking
This guide tells you how to help create places for people to walk and bicycle.
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Walking and Cycling to Health

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This study sought to determine the magnitude, direction, and statistical significance of the relationship between active travel and rates of physical activity, obesity, and diabetes.
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Street Design: Part 1 - Complete Streets

Source: Federal Highway Administration
From policy statements to programs and planning, opportunities abound for improving the accessibility of the transportation system for all users.
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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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