Resources & Data

 

Reports on the Economic Value of Walkability-Active Transportation

Reports on the Economic Value of Walkability-Active Transportation

As of 9/2011 Resources provided by the
Walkable and Livable Communities Institute

http://www.lgc.org/freepub/docs/community_design/focus/walk_to_money.pdf

http://www.rsa.cc/images/EconomicValueOfActiveTransportation.pdf

CPF (2008), Economic Benefits of Cycling for Australia, Cycling Promotion Fund ( www.cyclingpromotion.com.au); at www.cyclingpromotion.com.au/images/stories/downloads/CPF_CyclingBenefits.pdf

Kevin Krizek (2007), “Estimating the Economic Benefits of Bicycling and Bicycle Facilities: an Interpretive Review and Proposed Methods,” Essays on Transport Economics, Physica-Verlag HD, Springer (www.springerlink.com); at www.springerlink.com/content/l835v21829468170.

Lawrence Frank and Sarah Kavage (2009), “Seattle Area Looks At How Walkable Community Design Can Cut Global Warming,” New Urban News (www.newurbannews.com), June; at www.newurbannews.com/emails/jun09seattle2.html.

Thomas Gotschi and Kevin Mills (2008), Active Transportation for America: A Case for Increased Federal Investment in Bicycling and Walking, Rail-To-Trails Conservancy (www.railstotrails.org); at www.railstotrails.org/ATFA

Jessica Y. Guo and Sasanka Gandavarapu (2010), “An Economic Evaluation Of Health-Promotive Built Environment Changes,” Preventive Medicine, Vol. 50, Supplement 1, January 2010, pp. S44-S49; at www.activelivingresearch.org/resourcesearch/journalspecialissues .

Susan Handy (2009), “Walking, Bicycling, and Health,” Healthy, Equitable Transportation Policy: Recommendations And Research, PolicyLink and the Prevention Institute Convergence Partnership (www.convergencepartnership.org/transportationhealthandequity).

LAW (2009), Economic Benefits of Bicycle Infrastructure Investments, League of American Bicyclists (www.bikeleague.org) and the Alliance for Biking & Walking ( www.peoplepoweredmovement.org); at www.bikeleague.org/resources/reports/pdfs/economic_benefits_bicycle_infrastructure_report.pdf

Todd Litman (2003), “Economic Value of Walkability,” Transportation Research Record 1828, Transportation Research Board (www.trb.org), pp. 3-11; at www.vtpi.org/walkability.pdf.

Todd Litman (2004), Quantifying the Benefits of Non-Motorized Transport for Achieving TDM Objectives, Victoria Transport Policy Institute (www.vtpi.org); at www.vtpi.org/nmt-tdm.pdf.

Kjartan Sælensminde (2004), “Cost-Benefit Analysis of Walking and Cycling Track Networks Taking Into Account Insecurity, Health Effects and External Costs of Motor Vehicle Traffic,” Transportation Research A, Vol. 38, No. 8 ( www.elsevier.com/locate/tra), Oct. 2004, pp. 593-606; at www.toi.no/toi_Data/Attachments/887/sum_567_02.pdf.