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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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The Hidden Health Costs of Transportation

Source: American Public Health Association (APHA)
Health impacts and costs have typically not been considered in the transportation policy, planning, and decision-making process however, existing research can be used to estimate these impacts and costs.
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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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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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