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Walk21: Getting communities back on their feet

17–19 November 2010
Hague, Netherlands
Local organiser(s): 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 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

Valuing Urban Realm: Successfully making the case for investment in walking

Martin Wedderburn

Evaluating the Quality of the Pedestrian Environment in a Number of San Francisco Neighbourhoods

Neil Hrushowy

Contextualizing the Community Walkability Audit Tool

Elana Horowitz

Heart Foundation Walking: A guide to implementing safe, accessible and sustainable free walking groups across Australia through partnering with the community

Michelle Wilson

Walking for Wellbeing in the Community: evaluating the transfer into practice of a research-led walking intervention

Christopher Gourley

Walking for everyone: Getting socially excluded communities back on their feet

Simon Barnett

USA Equal Footing Summit: Outcomes and next steps

Ellen Vanderslice

Advocacy for improved walking conditions: experience from a low-income country

Maruf Hossain

Collective strategy for a new mobility culture in Madrid

Verónica Martínez Vázquez

Sustainable safe walking: the need for a pedestrian safety policy in China

Meng Lu

A decade of action for road safety 2011-2020

Geert van Waeg

Trends and basic figures of pedestrian traffic fatalities in urban areas in the OECD countries

Eleonora Papadimitriou

Transport, mobility and active walking

Dominique Laousse

The Broken Link

Inoek Brouwer

Analysis of Motivations of Developing Underground Pedestrian Systems—Decisive Effect of Weather Conditions

Jianqiang Cui

Measuring Walking, part IV: Data Collection Methods

Daniel Sauter

A qualitative approach to assessing the pedestrian environment

Giulia Dell’Asin

Child Pedestrians’ Quality Needs and how these needs relate to interventions

Charlotta Johansson

Once a walker always a walker or ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’—results of a mobility study of pre-school children

Karin Ausserer

Roads of small pedestrians

Zora Pauliniova

Visions for a walking and cycling focused urban transport system

Miles Tight

The end of walking? The future of transport systems and its impact on pedestrians

Mário J. Alves

Social forgivingness and vulnerable road users

Maura Houtenbos

Pedestrians at risk! The Pedestrian Behaviour Questionnaire (PBQ) in a Brazilian sample

Alessandra Bianchi

Car drivers’ attitudes towards non-signalised zebra crossings and their impact on behaviour

Wolfgang J. Berger

Walking as a lever towards the multimodal city: what are the roles that mobility operators can play?

Sonia Lavadinho

Gold Coast Rapid Transit: Planning for Pedestrian Friendly Transit Oriented Development

David Mepham

Whole-journey planning – is walking is the neglected part?

Tim Pharoah

Accessibility of Shared Space areas for visually impaired people

Else Havik

The IDED-method to improve the design of the Railway station Houten

Berry Den Brinker

The Hague smartline project powered by RouteOnline

Toine Molenschot

The Walk Colchester project: An inclusive approach to safe pedestrianism in one local community, drawing on Internet-based mapping technologies

Rowena Macaulay

Koprivnica health paths

Helena Hecimovic

Walk4Life Dr Maps supporting people to walk in their local area

Ade Aboaba

Walkability, Social Inclusion, Isolation and Street Re-design

Carmel Boyce

DIY Streets: creating safer, people-centred streets affordably

Alexandra Allen

Walkability Studies in Suburban Apartment Neighbourhoods in Toronto, Canada

Paul M. Hess
Jane Farrow

Visualizing pedestrian flows using GPS-tracking to improve inner-city quality

Tine van Langelaar

Activity Patterns in Public Space: a tool for assessing city centres

Stefan Christiaan van der Spek

Parameters determining route choice in pedestrian networks

Olaf Czogalla
Andreas Herrmann

A new tool for measuring pedestrian exposure

David M. Zaidel

Pedestrians’ performance and satisfaction

Rob Methorst
Richard van der Horst

Non-motor pedestrian accidents: a hidden issue

Véronique Feypell
Rob Methorst
Tim Hughes

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