Posts tagged with 'commute behavior'
Gurugram’s Youth: Give Us Safer Streets
Gurugram’s Youth: Give Us Safer Streets
India accounts for almost 12% of the 1.35 million road fatalities worldwide. But this public health crisis does not affect everyone equally. Children and young people are at heightened risk. In fact, road crashes are the most common cause of ...
Dogs ride the Moscow Metro, too! Photo by Adam Baker/Flickr.
Friday Fun: Moscow metro’s commuter dogs
Over the past few years, a number of incredulous stories have surfaced about stray dogs in Moscow – dogs that sleep in the suburbs, take the subway downtown in the morning with other commuters and return home in the evening ...
Research Recap, October 31: Unhealthy Commutes, Privatized Traffic Enforcement, Motorist Behavior
Research Recap, October 31: Unhealthy Commutes, Privatized Traffic Enforcement, Motorist Behavior
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Long, Stressful Commutes Bad for Your Health Research out of Lund University in Sweden found a ...
Can Urban Design Influence Driving Habits?
Can Urban Design Influence Driving Habits?
If we built cities differently, would people travel differently? Marlon Boarnet, professor of planning, policy, and design and economics from the University of California, Irvine set out to the answer that very question. Through his research, Boarnet works to address the ...
Christine Lagarde Will Bike to IMF
Christine Lagarde Will Bike to IMF
Huffington Post’s Women section reported earlier this week that Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund’s newest Managing Director, will be biking to work when she finally makes the move to Washington, D.C. for her new job. “Lagarde, once a competitive ...
Higher Gas Prices Change Commute Behavior
Higher Gas Prices Change Commute Behavior
Last Tuesday, The New York Times featured an article on the role high gasoline prices play in altering consumer behavior. One example the article highlights is how employees are moving closer to work in order to avoid high gasoline prices. ...
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