Confirming urban parks' value
Portegijs and colleagues studied how neighborhood features influence the (self-reported) physical activity/mobility of older (79-94 year old) residents of a Finnish community.
Pae and Akar determined that the purpose of a walk influences how we walk and our perceptions of that walk’s implications.
Kuhlmann evaluated the effects of tearing down deteriorating houses on the condition of nearby homes.
Research lead by Paksarian and Merikangas, and published in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms that nighttime light can have undesirable consequences.
Hidalgo and colleagues studied how bonds to urban places are related to how well cared for those spaces are.
Neal probed factors that influence people’s satisfaction with their neighborhood and his findings are published in Urban Studies.
Researchers linked living in walkable neighborhoods to living longer.
Brussoni and colleagues studied children (10- to 13-years old) in three diverse urban neighborhoods in Canada engaged in unsupervised outdoor activities.
Kondo and colleagues studied links between tree cover and human longevity.