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Changing Urban speed limit to 20mph

Go towards changing the default urban speed limit to 20mph A report has been produced by Blake (the road and safety charity) exploring the current evidence on 20mph speed limits and their effects on the pedestrians and cyclists. While Britain … Continue reading

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Fifth Regional Seminar on Active Travel

Fifth Regional Seminar on Active Travel Active Travel – Better Towns Ride the Lights, Walk the Prom co-hosted by Living Streets and North West Active Travel Network Venue: The Solaris Centre, Blackpool Wednesday 14 October 2015 The Speakers will include … Continue reading

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Journal of Transport & Health Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2015

Inside Front Cover The impacts of national and local government actions on active travel Jennifer S. Mindell Editorial: Themed section on the geographies of active travel Seraphim Alvanides Further examinations of mobility in later life and improving health and wellbeing … Continue reading

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Health and Transportation: Small scale area association

Journal of Transport & Health Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2015 Health and transportation: Small scale area association Mehran Fasihozaman Langerudi, Mohammadian Abolfazl (Kouros), P.S. Sriraj Highlights A methodology is developed to disaggregate county-level health data. We have proposed built … Continue reading

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Journal of Transport & Health Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2015 -Transport, travel and mobility in later life

The role of transport and mobility in the health of older people Charles Musselwhite, Carol Holland, Ian Walker Abstract The world’s population is ageing. Older people are healthier and more active than previous generations. Living in a hypermobile world, people … Continue reading

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Is there evidence that walking groups have health benefits? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Is there evidence that walking groups have health benefits? A systematic review and meta-analysis Sarah Hanson, Andy Jones 9 November 2014 Regular physical activity positively impacts health potentially offering similar effects to some drug interventions in terms of mortality benefits. … Continue reading

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Does active commuting improve psychological wellbeing?

Does active commuting improve psychological wellbeing? Longitudinal evidence from eighteen waves of the British Household Panel Survey Adam Martin, Yevgeniy Goryakin, Marc Suhrcke Abstract Highlights The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between active travel and psychological … Continue reading

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Free Webinar – Building Bridges between Transportation and Health

May 27, 2015 Building Bridges between Transportation and Health Meeting Description: This webinar will discuss the connection between transportation and health and give insight into the specific process one community used to fund programs and how the programs are implemented … Continue reading

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Research Associate post in transport and health at University College of London

Applicants are invited for a Research Associate position in an exciting cross-faculty research project: Street mobility and accessibility: developing tools for overcoming older people’s barriers to walking to develop tools to measure and model community severance. The main responsibility will … Continue reading

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An exciting new MSC in Transport, health and policy at University College London from Autumn 2015

  The strong links between transport and health are becoming better understood and, in April 2013, they were given formal recognition through the transfer to English local authorities of responsibility for public health.  For the first time in decades, there … Continue reading

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