Active Transportation: Journal Articles
2020    Journal Article, Fact Sheet

Highlights common types of collisions between young pedestrians and motorists.

2020    Journal Article

2-page document that outlines how to start a Walking School Bus Program and how it can help with busing shortages during COVID-19. This was developed for rural Humboldt County, CA.

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2016    Journal Article, Research

Key takeaway:

  • A comprehensive approach to bicycle safety incorporates bicycle education in addition to road engineering.
America Needs Complete Streets PDF
2015    Journal Article

The America Needs Complete Streets report written by Dan Burden and Todd Litman was published in the April 2011 edition of ITE Journal. 

2015    Journal Article, Fact Sheet

Highlights common types of collisions between young pedestrians and motorists.

2015    Journal Article

Guidance for parents and caregivers to teach their children (ages 4 and above) safe walking behavior.

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This study of traffic fatalities in a county in California found that pedestrian crashes are 4 times more frequent I poor neighborhoods and age of the population, education, English language fluency, nor population density explained the effect of income level.

Journal Article, Fact Sheet

This study used a computer-based model of adults’ walking behavior in a hypotheticalcity to examine the possible impact of interventions on overall walking, andon walking for different purposes, among different socioeconomic groups.

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This study found that obesity prevalence would decrease by 22% if adolescents walked/biked to school 4–5 days per week,

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This article analyzes the variation in bike commuting in large American cities,with a focus on assessing the influence of bike paths and lanes.