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THE PEP - Clearing House

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Case Studies
Research and Methods
Indicators and Data
Capacity building
Institutional mechanisms
Monitoring tools
Public transport
Private cars
Walking & Cycling
Modal split
Integrated Transport Planning
Ecologically sensitive areas
Children and other vulnerable road users
Specific issues of EECCA countries
Pollution and noise
Landscape and nature
Road traffic injuries
Physical inactivity
Energy use

The website offers a wide range of study and teaching materials in the field of local and regional transport. It is available in many different languages.

An efficient and flexible transport system is essential for our economy and our quality of life. But the current transport system poses significant and growing threats to the environment and human health...

Walkable Communities, Inc. ... was organized for the express purposes of helping whole communities, whether they are large cities or small towns, or parts of communities ... become more walkable and pedestrian friendly.

As a follow-up, the Committees on Environmental Policy and on Human Settlements, at their respective sessions in September 1999, decided to develop jointly a project on urban transport patterns and land-use planning