Walk21: Getting communities back on their feet

17–19 November 2010

Hague, Netherlands

Local organizer: Rob Methorst

Walk21 conference was organised in partnership with ICTCT and OECD and hosted by the Government of The Netherlands and the municipality of The Hague.


Are sustainable neighbourhoods ‘walkable’ neighbourhoods?

Anna Faure

Preparedness to walk

Ralf Risser

The design of the walking environment

Chiara Tonelli

Key findings of recent NZ research on walkable environments

Tim Hughes

Punte Walkability Surveys in Asian Cities

Sophie Sabine Punte

Walking as a pillar in the sustainable human mobility planning

Ole Thorson

Streets of Clay: Transforming Transport Links into Active Places

Joseph Kott

Beyond Street Festivals: Creating Successful Temporary Pedestrian Spaces in the Midst of North American Car Culture—the Vancouver Experiment

Krisztina Kassay

Converting On-Street Parking to Active Transportation in Toronto: Two Studies of Merchant and Patron Preferences

Nancy Smith Lea

Engaging with Public Health: partnership to create a healthier region

Cynthia M Games

Steps to Stride: Creating Action at the Grass Roots Level

Heather Keam

Safe, accessible pedestrian environments: The key to mobility in ageing populations

Ann Frye

Promoting Walking in Ageing Societies—the AENEAS project

Matthias Fiedler

Urban security : preventing incivilities and crimes to encourage more walking in public areas in OECD countries

Frederic Murard

Advocacy, Citizenry and the Olympics—The transformation of walking in Vancouver

Sandy James

Victoria Walks: a new model for creating walk-friendly neighbourhoods and cities

Ben Rossiter

Walking in The Hague: Walking the inner city

Richard Moerenhout

The future of walking in Adelaide’s proposed Transit Oriented Developments

Andrew Allan

A Village For Walking Into The Future

Charles Nilsen

Ex Ante-Ex Post Survey Elterleinplatz: Systematic evaluation of redesigning urban streets regarding pedestrian traffic

Gregor Stratil-Sauer

Key Walking Routes: the path to walking success?

Spencer Clark

RateMyStreet.co.uk: Using web-based crowdsourcing to improve the walkability of our streets

Adam Davies

The use of an interactive urban planning tool in creating activity‐friendly neighborhoods: integrating the findings of the Spatial Planning And Children’s Exercise (SPACE) study

Luuk Engbers

Investing in Inverness—creating a more walkable and prosperous city centre

Keith Irving

The importance of street Shade for downtown traditional retail business

Dulce Marques de Almeida

The equilibrium between pedestrian flow and commercial use of public ground

Thomas Schweizer

Active School Travel in Canada

Jacky Kennedy

Children’s Mobility, Health and Happiness

Jacky Kennedy

Report on the Active and Safe Routes to School Pilot Project Between the Region of Halton and The Halton District School Board

Jennifer Jenkins

Step2Get: Use of incentivisation to influence behaviour change among London secondary school children for road safety, sustainability and health

William Bird

City on Foot—through metropolitan landscape

Joep Naber

How to get back a good walking infrastructure in the Dutch polders?

Harry Benschop

Strolling through the neighbourhood and caring for the cultural landscape

Edwin Raap

Pedestrian Streets and Squares in Historic Towns and Cities: Design and Maintenance Issues in Europe

Ian Poole

Easy Walking in the Urban Maze

Christian M. Thomas

Connecting public and private paths for pedestrians in Toronto

Andrew Furman

Urban Space and Design for the Pedestrians

Thomas Fessl

From the past for the future: visions and interventions

Lucia Martincigh

Walking and urban planning

Maurizio Tira

Identification of quality needs

Rob Methorst

Walking—the worries of pedestrians

Clemens Kaufmann

Pedestrian Quality Audits and Inspections – More than a Part of the new EU-Directive on Road Safety Infrastructure Management

Juergen Gerlach

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