Report considers need to prioritise health in transport planning & policy decisions. It aims
to highlight benefits to health of developing sustainable transport environment where active
travel & public forms of transport represent alternatives to car.
Document approved by World leaders during Rio+20. Document provides foundation for social, economic &environmental well‐being. It calls for wide range of actions on sustainable development goals,strengthening the UN Environment Programme and other.
This study tackles the main urban transport challenges that face developing countries as urban transport has numerous harmful effects on human health and aggravates climate change.
Tubingen’s "French district" is an urban development project. A 60-hectare military wasteland converted into a dense urban neighbourhood with mixed urban functions. Neighbourhood is characterized by low energy housing & an innovative mobility concept.
Summary of scientific evidence on negative health effects of
physical inactivity & on benefits of physical
activity, especially walking & cycling. It highlights interaction between strategies
for health promotion & role of transport & land-use.
It provides us with the results of the study “Potential of Cycling to reduce Emissions in Road Transport” conducted by the Dresden University of Technology at the request of the Federal Ministry of the Environment of Germany.