Deka, Devajyoti. 2017. [Book Review] “Bicycle justice and urban transformation: biking for all?” Transport Reviews, 38(2), 270-271. ABSTRACT: This is a review of the book “Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for All?,” edited by Golub, et al. (2016), Routledge, New York (ISBN 978-1-138-95024-5). The review commends the editors and chapter authors for emphasizing the importance of equity […]
The 2015 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit brought together over 250 planners, engineers, advocates, and policy-makers from throughout the state to advance strategies for providing a safe, multi-modal transportation system that’s accessible for all users. In addition to NJ Department of Transportation’s nationally-recognized Complete Streets policy, local policies have increased to 121 municipal and 7 […]
More than 130,000 people die in road accidents in India every year — the highest in the world. Speeding, drunk driving and not using helmets and seat belts are some of the immediate reasons identified for these deaths. But as the number of deaths keeps rising, there is a need to look more closely at […]
Park, H., Noland, R.B. and U. Lachapelle. 2013. “Active School Trips: Associations with Caregiver Walking Frequency.” Transport Policy 29: 23-28. Abstract Household and parental characteristics and perceptions of walking and the built environment may reduce the propensity of children to use active travel modes (walking and bicycling) for their school trip. This paper examines whether […]
Lachapelle, U, Noland, R.B. and L.A. Von Hagen. 2013. “Teaching Children about Bicycle Safety: An Evaluation of the New Jersey Bike School Program.” Accident Analysis & Prevention 52(2013): 237-249. Abstract There are multiple health and environmental benefits associated with increasing bicycling among children. However, the use of bicycles is also associated with severe injuries and […]
Pucher, J.R. and R. Buehler. 2012. City Cycling. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press. Bicycling in cities is booming, for many reasons: health and environmental benefits, time and cost savings, more and better bike lanes and paths, innovative bike sharing programs, and the sheer fun of riding. City Cycling offers a guide to this urban cycling renaissance, with […]
Deka, D., and M. Connelly. 2011. “Does Proximity to Activity-Inducing Facilities Explain Lower Participation in Physical Activity by Low-Income and Minority Populations?” Transportation Research Record, 2264: 83-91. Abstract As in the rest of the nation, low-income and minority populations in New Jersey have higher rates of obesity and lower rates of participation in physical activity. […]
Von Hagen, L.A. 2011, “In-School Bicycle Education: Wayside Elementary Case Study,” The Reporter, Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, pp. 27-31.