DUBLIN--(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wmfgdd/pedestrian_safety) has announced the addition of OECD Publishing's new report "Pedestrian Safety, Urban Space and Health" to their offering.)--Research and Markets (
This report presents decision-makers with hard evidence on the important place of walking in transport policies and provide guidelines for developing a safe environment conducive to walking.
Walking is the most natural form of mobility; however cities have not always evolved to accommodate the needs of pedestrians and walking has in many cases been neglected in the development of transport systems. Improving the pedestrian environment can contribute significantly to meeting the challenges of climate change, air pollution and health.
This report aims to present decision-makers with hard evidence on the important place of walking in transport policies and provide guidelines for developing a safe environment conducive to walking. This is an essential contribution to creating liveable cities. Every single trip begins and ends by walking.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1. Introduction: Walking and the Challenges of the 21st Century
Chapter 2. Walking: The Neglected Transport Mode
Chapter 3. Walking Patterns in ITF/OECD Countries
Chapter 4. Walking, Health and Well-Being
Chapter 5. Safety and Personal Security: Facts and Feelings
Chapter 6. Key Elements and Planning Principles to Promote Walking
Chapter 7. Need for a Walking Strategy: Role of Governments and Stakeholders
Chapter 8. Conclusions and Recommendations
Acknowledgements and List of Participants
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Source: OECD Publishing