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Links
Readings/Periodicals/Blogs/Tools

Public Health and Land Use Planning: How Ten Public Health Units are Working to Create Healthy and Sustainable Communities(2011). On the site of The Clean Air Partnership.

Interactive map for analyzing the built environment and services in Québec. In French, on the site of the INSPQ.

Environment and Planning - journals. Four journals available on the Environment and Planning website.

Active Transportation Canada (blog).

Report: The built environment: Understanding how physical environments influence the health and well-being of First Nations peoples living on-reserve. On the site of the NCCAH.


Ideas/Best Practices/Examples
Examples Bank. Categories: Intersections, Stretches of Road, Bicycle Parking. On the site Fietsberaad (Netherlands) in English.

Planning By Design: a healthy communities handbook. On the site of Ontario's Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

3 Way Street Video by Ron Gabriel. On the site vimeo.com.

StreetsWiki. Wiki site for transportation, urban environmental, and public space issues.

Revisiting Donald Appleyard's Livable Streets. Video on the site StreetFilms.org. "Documenting Livable Streets Worldwide".

National Complete Streets Coalition. (United States)

National Association of City Transportation Officials. (United States) Features a series of best practice videos.

Cities: successes at increasing public transit /active transport use and reduction of car use.
Vancouver.

New York.

Paris. (Transportation section in French only.)

Conference
Designing streets as public spaces in northern climate cities. Video of a public conference organized by Montréal's Urban Ecology Centre in February, 2010. On the site of WebTV.COOP.


Contact

Olivier Bellefleur


Urban Traffic Calming: Summary Tables of Evaluative Studies
These tables constitute a synthesis, with comments, of the evaluations of traffic-calming interventions referred to in our literature review.
Published in November 2011.  DescriptionDownload     627 K
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These tables were developed in conjunction with the document Urban Traffic Calming and Health: A Literature Review. They allow readers to access all the dimensions (collisions, air quality, noise, active transportation) evaluated by a particular study included in the literature review at once. Although they are presented individually, those studies are grouped into three broad categories: those evaluating individual traffic-calming measures, those evaluating a series of measures installed on a single road, and those evaluating a series a measures in an area including more than one road.

This document may interest those seeking information from the most recent studies evaluating the effects of urban traffic-calming interventions on four determinants of health, but it may also interest those who wish to structure and interpret the information differently from the way we have done in our literature review. For this reason, we are publishing these tables in a separate document as well as an appendix to the literature review.

Urban Traffic Calming: Summary Tables of Evaluative Studies
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The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.