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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. The Health and Housing Specialist: An Emerging Job Classification to Support Aging in Place in Subsidized Housing

    As the U.S. population ages, the availability of workers with a basic understanding of aging and health-related services has not kept pace. This is true in traditional health care organizations such as...

  3. Commute Well-Being Differences by Mode: Evidence from Portland, Oregon, USA

    To understand the impact of daily travel on personal and societal well-being, measurement techniques that go beyond satisfaction-based measures of travel are used. Such metrics are increasingly important for...

  4. 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...

  5. Hilltop Planning Workshop Team

    "Oregon Health & Science University Night Access Plan"

  6. Evaluation of Transportation Microenvironments Through Assessment of Cyclysts' Exposure to Traffic-Related Particulate Matter

    It is well established that vehicles powered by carbon-based fuels (e.g. gasoline, diesel) have a negative impact on air quality, especially in urban centers. Traditionally, air quality conformity studies...

  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. Winds of Change? Exploring Climate Change-Driven Migration and Related Impacts in the Pacific Northwest

    Climate change is expected to have significant impacts on the Pacific Northwest’s communities, economy, and natural systems. These impacts – which include reductions in summer water supply, the potential...

  9. 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...

  10. Overlooked Density: Re-Thinking Transportation Options in Suburbia, Phase II

    Comprising over 9 million units in this country, suburban multifamily housing is a widespread and overlooked example of density located within walking distance to commercial development in suburbia. This report...

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