- Discusses the correlates that exist between children’s active transportation using a social and ecological model
- Summarizes active transportation interventions that show what works to increase non-motorized modes of travel in children
- Describes the factors that influence the implementation and effectiveness of interventions
Academic researchers and advanced students in Transportation, Urban Studies, and Public Health. Transportation, Urban Planning, and Public Health planning practitioners. Transportation and Urban Planning public officials such as city managers, policy directors, research managers, etc.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Benefits of active transportation in children and youth
2. Public health benefits of active transportation
3. Environmental benefits of active transportation
4. Economic benefits of active transportation
Part 2: Prevalence and correlates of active transportation
5. Last child walking?
6. Bubble-wrapped generation?
7. An ecological model of children’s active transportation
8. Individual correlates of active transportation
9. Interpersonal correlates of active transportation
10. Community factors related to active transportation
11. Built and physical environment correlates of active transportation
12. Policies and their influence on active transportation
13. Prevalence and correlates of active transportation in developing countries
Part 3: Active transportation interventions
14. Safe Routes to School
15. School travel plans
16. Walking school buses
17. Taming traffic to encourage active transportation
18. Active transportation - is the school hiding the forrest?
19. Conclusions and recommendations
- No. of pages: 306
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
- Published: June 15, 2018
- Imprint: Elsevier
- Paperback ISBN: 9780128119310
- eBook ISBN: 9780128119327
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