Making Children Healthier by Walking

This Power Point presentation covers the following topics and more:

  • Methods of travel by children in Great Britain
  • Methods of travel to school in Great Britain
  • The British National Travel Survey findings on children's travel habits
  • Why should we try to reduce the quantity of children's car use
  • Reducing children's car use: the health and potential car dependency impacts
  • Children's changing time use
  • Intensity of activities and travel by children (activity calories per minute)
  • Assessing the effectiveness of walking buses
  • Walking buses in Hertfordshire
  • Achievement of objectives
  • Habits of teenagers
Authoring Organization: 
Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
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