Carr and his team link at-desk pedaling to big payoffs.
Increase Physical Activity
Menec and her team researched neighborhood amenities and walking.
Ahrentzen and Tural reviewed completed studies of how home design influences the activity levels of older individuals.
On its website (address below) the Center for Active Design shares a case study focused on the active design components of the Superior Court of California, San Benito County in Hollister, CA.
Lapham and her team investigated how conditions in parks influence their use.
Ewing and his colleagues contribute to the body of knowledge linking neighborhood design and walkability.
Alfonzo reports on recently completed research indicating that there are financial reasons, in addition to psychological and health ones, to design in walkability.
Dunton and her colleagues learned that some contexts are better for physical activity than others.
Supporting walking for transportation
The design of sidewalks and the spaces beside them can make it more likely we’ll not only enjoy being in a certain location, but that all sorts of positive things happen while we’re there. Good streetscaping can make both us and our community happier and healthier.