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  1. Barriers to Biking for Women and Minorities

    The health benefits of bicycling are well understood; numerous studies link increased cycling activity with improved health outcomes. Research suggest that the cycling behavior most likely to generate broad,...

  2. Peak of the Day or the Daily Grind: Commuting and Subjective Well-Being

    To understand the impact of daily travel on personal and societal well-being, researchers are developing measurement techniques that go beyond satisfaction-based measures of travel. Metrics related Subjective...

  3. Measuring Urban Bicyclists' Uptake of Traffic-Related Pollution

    Urban bicyclists’ uptake of traffic-related air pollution is still not well quantified, due to a lack of direct measurements of uptake and a lack of analysis of the variation in uptake. This paper describes...

  4. Transport and Health: A Look at Three Latin American Cities

    Transport is associated with environmental problems, economic losses, health and social inequalities. A number of European and US cities have implemented initiatives to promote multimodal modes of transport. In...

  5. Evaluation of Bicyclists Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution along Distinct Facility Types

    While bicyclists and other active travelers obtain health benefits from increased physical activity, they also risk an uptake of traffic-related air pollution. But pollution exposure for urban bicyclists is not...

  6. Hilltop Planning Workshop Team

    "Oregon Health & Science University Night Access Plan"

  7. Toward a Spatial-Temporal Measure of Land-Use Mix

    Urban planning and public-health research has long been interested in the connection between land-use mix and travel. Interest from urban planners stems from the potential of transportation efficiency gains...

  8. Socio-spatial Transformation and Contested Space at the Street Level in Latin America: The Case of Cali, Colombia

    Since 2008, more than 50% of the world's population has lived in cities and it is projected that by 2050 around 87% will do so. Designing infrastructure in urban spaces has become increasingly critical for...

  9. The Effects of Frequency of Social Interaction, Social Cohesion, Age, and the Built Environment on Walking

    The purpose of this dissertation was to explore, through a social ecological framework, the multifaceted effects of the neighborhood environment by investigating how dimensions of both the built environment and...

  10. Better Outcomes: Improving Accountability & Transparency in Transportation Decision-Making

    This report aims to help policymakers and staff at all levels of government make transportation investments that serve the public better.