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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

Report presents evidence on role of transport in increasing levels of physical activity, and addresses health problems caused by low levels of such. It examines evidence on links between transport and physical activity, especially use of car.

The report takes stock of progress made by the country in managing its environment since 2003 (i.e. policymaking, planning&implementation, financing of environmental policy&projects, & integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors.

The report shows that life expectancy and monetary benefits increase significantly when levels of fine particles are reduced further in European cities. Living near busy roads substantially increases the burden of disease attributable to air pollution.

Within the framework of the Commission’s multi-year programme of work, transport was discussed by the Commission at its ninth session, in 2001.

Booklet summarizes methodology for economic assessment of transport infrastructure &policies in relation to health effects of walking & cycling; systematic reviews of economic &health literature, guidance on applying health economic assessment tools.

The Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Macedonia conducted the initial assessment of the economic savings as a consequence of cycling among persons who regularly cycle in the capital city of Skopje in 2011.

The document outlines historical preconditions that fostered fundamental changes in parking paradigms, describes instruments of parking management & provides best practices used by cities that switched to more sustainable mobility modes.