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Impact Evaluation of a Public Bicycle Share Program on Cycling: A Case Example of BIXI in Montreal, Quebec. Daniel Fuller, Lise Gauvin, Yan Kestens, Mark Daniel, Michel Fournier, Patrick Morency, and Louis Drouin. American Journal of Public Health 2013 103:3, e85-e92.

Walking Associated With Public Transit: Moving Toward Increased Physical Activity in the United States. Amy L. Freeland, Shailendra N. Banerjee, Andrew L. Dannenberg, and Arthur M. Wendel. American Journal of Public Health 2013 103:3, 536-542.

Risks of High-Powered Motorcycles Among Younger Adults. Jonathan J. Rolison, Paul J. Hewson, Elizabeth Hellier, and Laura Hurst. American Journal of Public Health 2013 103:3, 568-571.

Trends and Correlates of Child Passenger Restraint Use in 6 Northwest Tribes: The Native Children Always Ride Safe (Native CARS) Project. Jodi A. Lapidus, Nicole Holdaway Smith, Tam Lutz, and Beth E. Ebel. American Journal of Public Health 2013 103:2, 355-361.

Urban Sprawl, Physical Activity, and Body Mass Index: Nurses’ Health Study and Nurses’ Health Study II. Peter James, Philip J. Troped, Jaime E. Hart, Corinne E. Joshu, Graham A. Colditz, Ross C. Brownson, Reid Ewing, and Francine Laden. American Journal of Public Health 2013 103:2, 369-375.

The relationship between urban sprawl and coronary heart disease in women. Beth Ann Griffin, Christine Eibner, Chloe E. Bird, Adria Jewell, Karen Margolis, Regina Shih, Mary Ellen Slaughter, Eric A. Whitsel, Matthew Allison, Jose J. Escarce. Health & Place, Volume 20, March 2013, Pages 51-61. 

Is environmental setting associated with the intensity and duration of children's physical activity? Findings from the SPEEDY GPS study. Emma Coombes, Esther van Sluijs, Andy Jones. Health & Place, Volume 20, March 2013, Pages 62-65.


Age-related differences in street-crossing safety before and after training of older pedestrians. Dommes A, Cavallo V, Vienne F, Aillerie I. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 42-47.

Benefits of shift from car to active transport. Rabla A, Nazelleb A. Transport Policy, 2012; 19(1): 121-131.

Bicycle injuries: A matter of mechanism and age. Siman-Tov M, Jaffe DH, Group IT, Peleg K. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 135-139.

Characterization of pedestrian accidents and an examination of infrastructure measures to improve pedestrian safety in Israel. Gitelman V, Balasha D, Carmel R, Hendel L, Pesahov F. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 63-73.

Complexity in built environment, health, and destination walking: A neighborhood-scale analysis. Carlson C, Aytur S, Gardner K, Rogers S. Journal of Urban Heath, 2012.

E-bikes and urban transportation: emerging issues and unresolved questions. Rose G. Transportation, 2012; 39(1): 81-96.

From barrier elimination to barrier negotiation: A qualitative study of parents' attitudes about active travel for elementary school trips. Zuniga KD. Transport Policy, 2012; 20: 75-81.

Hispanic maternal and children’s perceptions of neighborhood safety related to walking and cycling. Olvera N, Smith DW, Lee C, Liu J, Lee J, Kellam S., Kim JH. Health & Place. 2012; 18(1): 71-75.

How to make cycling good for road safety? Wegman F, Zhang F, Dijkstra A. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 19-29.

Impact of a pilot walking school bus intervention on children's pedestrian safety behaviors: A pilot study. Mendoza JA, Watson K, Chen T, Baranowski T, Nicklas TA, Uscanga DK, Hanfling MJ. Health and Place, 2012; 18(1): 24–30.

Influence of built environment and transportation access on body mass index of older adults: Survey results from Erie County, New York. Hess, DB, Russell JK. Transport Policy, 2012.

Injury protection and accident causation parameters for vulnerable road users based on German In-Depth Accident Study GIDAS. Ottea D, Jänscha M, Haasperb C. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 149-153.

Mapping patterns of pedestrian fatal accidents in Israel. Prato CG, Gitelman V, Bekhor S. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 56-62.

Modelling the impact of weather conditions on active transportation travel behavior. Saneinejad S, Roorda MJ, Kennedy C. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 2012; 17(2): 129-137.

Optimism about safety and group-serving interpretations of safety among pedestrians and cyclists in relation to road use in general and under low light conditions. King MJ, Wood JM, Lacherez PF, Marszalek RP. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 154-159.

Pedestrians’ behaviour in cross walks: The effects of fear of falling and age. Avineri E, Shinar D, Susilo YO. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 30-34.

Pedestrian crash trends and potential countermeasures from around the world. Zegeer CV, Bushell M. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 3-11.

Safety and mobility of vulnerable road users: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. Schinar D. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 1-2.

The determinants of bicycle helmet use: Evidence from Germany. Ritter N, Vance C. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 42-47.

The perception of pedestrians from the perspective of elderly experienced and experienced drivers. Bromberg S, Oron-Gilad T, Ronen A, Borowsky A, Parmet Y. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2012; 44(1): 48-55.


Trends over 5 Decades in U.S. Occupation-Related Physical Activity and Their Associations with ObesityChurch TS, Thomas DM, Tudor-Locke C, Katzmarzyk PT, Earnest CP, et al. 2011. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19657. 

Community-Based Participatory Research and Policy Advocacy to Reduce Diesel Exposure in West Oakland, California. Gonzalez PA, Minkler M, Garcia AP, Gordon M, Garzon C, Palaniappan M, Prakash S, Beveridge B. American Journal of Public Health. Dec 2011; 101: S166 - S175.

Analysis of Diesel Particulate Matter Health Risk Disparities in Selected US Harbor Areas. Rosenbaum A, Hartley S, Holder C. American Journal of Public Health. Dec 2011; 101: S217 - S223.

Particulate Air Pollution and Socioeconomic Position in Rural and Urban Areas of the Northeastern United States. Brochu PJ, Yanosky JD, Paciorek CJ, Schwartz J, Chen JT, Herrick RF, Suh HH. American Journal of Public Health. Dec 2011; 101: S224 - S230.

Walking and Cycling in the United States, 2001–2009: Evidence From the National Household Travel Surveys. Pucher J, Buehler R, Merom D, Bauman A. American Journal of Public Health. Dec 2011; 101: S310 - S317.

Evaluating the Safety Effects of Bicycle Lanes in New York City. Chen L, Chen C, Srinivasan R, McKnight CE, Ewing R, Roe M. American Journal of Public Health. 2011; ePub(ePub): ePub.

Association Between Weight and Risk of Crash-Related Injuries for Children in Child Restraints. Zonfrillo MR, Elliott MR, Flannagan CA, Durbin DR. Pediatrics 2011; ePub(ePub): ePub.

Measuring the Population Burden of Fatal and Nonfatal Injury. Polinder S, Haagsma JA, Lyons RA, Gabbe BJ, Ameratunga S, Cryer C, Derrett S, Harrison JE, Segui-Gomez M, van Beeck EF. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2011; ePub(ePub): ePub.

Motor Vehicle Deaths Among American Indian and Alaska Native Populations. Pollack KM, Frattaroli S, Young JL, Dana-Sacco G, Gielen AC. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2011; ePub.

Enhancing older driver safety: A driving survey and evaluation of the CarFit program. Gaines JM, Burke KL, Marx KA, Wagner M, Parrish JM. Journal of Safety Research. 2011; 42(5): 351-358.

A case study of pedestrian safety on multi-lane high-speed arterials. Zhou H, Miller D, Hsu P. 2011. Advances in Transportation Studies; (23): 77-88.

Bicycling renaissance in North America? An update and re-appraisal of cycling trends and policies. Pucher J, Buehler R, Seinen M. 2011. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice; 45(6): 451-475.

Health benefits of cycling: a systematic review. Oja P, Titze S, Bauman A, De Geus B, Krenn P, Reger‐Nash B, Kohlberger T. 2011. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports; 21(4): 496-509.

Public Transit Training: A Mechanism to Increase Ridership Among Older Adults. Shaheen S, Allen D, Liu J. 2010. Journal of the Transportation Research Forum; 49(2): 7-28.

U.S. School travel, 2009 an assessment of trends. McDonald NC, Brown AL, Marchetti LM, Pedroso MS. 2011. American Journal of Preventive Medicine; 41(2): 146-151.

Are road traffic fatalities affected by economic growth and urbanization development? Bener A, Yousif A, Al-Malki MA, El-Jack I, Bener M. 2011. Advances in Transportation Studies; (23): 89-96.

Contributing Factors to Older-Driver Injury Severity in Rural and Urban Areas. Perera L, Dissanayake S. 2011. Journal of the Transportation Research Forum; 49(1): 5-22.

The application of reliability models in traffic accident frequency analysis. Jovanovic D, Backalic T, Basic S. 2011. Safety Science; 49(8-9): 1246-1251.

Drivers can poorly predict their own driving impairment: A comparison between measurements of subjective and objective driving quality. Verster, J.C. and Roth, T. 2011. Journal of Psychopharmacology; ePub

Driving into the sunset: Supporting cognitive functioning in older drivers. Young, M.S. and Bunce, D.J. 2011. Journal of Aging Research; 2011(ePub): 918782.

Previous years

Particular matter exposure in cars is associated with cardiovascular effects in healthy young men. Riediker MCascio WEGriggs TRHerbst MCBromberg PANeas LWilliams RWDevlin RB. 2004. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr 15;169(8):934-40.

Near-highway pollutants in motor vehicle exhaust: A review of epidemiologic evidence of cardiac and pulmonary health risksDoug Brugge, John L Durant, and Christine RiouxEnviron Health2007; 6: 23.

Evaluating the Impact of Neighborhood Trail Development on Active Travel Behavior and Overall Physical Activity on Suburban Residents. 2009. Shaunna K. Burbidge, Konstadinos G. Goulias. Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2135, pp. 78-86. 

Get Active Orlando: changing the built environment to increase physical activity. 2009. McCreedy MLeslie JGAm J Prev Med. Dec;37(6 Suppl 2):S395-402. 

Putting Cities Back on Their Feet. Donald Shoup. 2010. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, September, pp. 225-233.