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Downtown Revitalization Partnerships

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In the 1990s, Clemson, South Carolina city officials carried out an ambitious series of improvements to the downtown pedestrian environment to make it safer and more appealing.
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Walkability, Transit Access, and Traffic Exposure for Low-Income Residents With Subsidized Housing

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This paper examines the walkability, transit access and traffic exposure issues faced by individuals living in subsidized housing.
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Evaluating Complete Streets

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This report discusses reasons to implement complete streets and how it relates to other planning innovations.
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A Walking Revolution

Source: Every Body Walk!
This report outlines the benefits of walking and explores national movements devoted to improving conditions and safety for walking.
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Guide Information for Pedestrian Facilities

Source: Austroads
This report identifies areas where additional advice and guidance on pedestrian facilities can be incorporated into the Austroads Guides.
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Metropolitan Area Transportation Planning for Healthy Communities

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
The purpose of this white paper is to identify an integrated and flexible approach to how MPOs and their partners can successfully consider health during the transportation planning process.
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Smart Growth and Economic Success

Source: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This report is the first in a series from EPA's Smart Growth Program designed to inform developers, businesses, local government, and other groups about the benefits of smart growth development.
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Injured Cyclist Profile: An In-Depth Study of a Sample of Cyclists Injured in Road Crashes in South Australia

Source: Centre for Automotive Safety Research
This project explores the circumstances surrounding crash involvement for a group of bicycle riders involved in a collision with a motorised vehicle between January 1 2008 and December 31 2010.
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Chain Reaction: Boston’s First Mobile, After-School Bike Shop and Training Center

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Bicycling is one of the healthiest and least expensive modes of transportation, so why is bicycling not more prevalent in low income urban areas?
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Using Health Impact Assessments to Evaluate Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
This white paper explores the opportunities that exist for incorporating Health Impact Assessments in the transportation planning process.
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