Active Transport in the Tropics: setting the scene in Townsville

King, Jemma, Franklin, Richard, Parison, Julie, Dawes, Glenn, Swinbourne, Anne, Morris, Kayla, Leicht, Anthony, Gurtner, Yetta, Edwards, Adella, Ciccotosto, Sue, Boon, Helen, Connell, Adam, Barber, Michael, Teunisse, Robert, Soars, Maurie, MacPherson, Jason, Vidmar, Laura, and Kurkowski, Barbra (2017) Active Transport in the Tropics: setting the scene in Townsville. Report. James Cook University.

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This report provides an overview of active transport in Townsville. Prior to the worldwide proliferation and reliance on automobiles, the world used active modes to travel as part of their daily routine. Promoting local engagement in active transport will offer many benefits for residents and the community, not least of which is the health and environmental benefits. This report provides some preliminary insight into what evidence is available and uses a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing this question.

Item ID: 69837
Item Type: Report (Report)
Keywords: active transport; active travel; active commuting; public health; physical activity; physical environment; cycling; walking; safety
Copyright Information: © James Cook University, 2017
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This is a report as part of a wider project funded by the NQPHN in 2016. This report is the outcome of a scoping study to "identify current evidence and gaps in knowledge around physical activity and active transport in Townsville".

Funders: Northern Queensland Primary Health Network
Projects and Grants: Active Transport in the Tropics - Establishing an Agenda., Active Healthy Northern Queensland Grant, NQPHN - Research and Innovation flexible funds
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2023 02:44
FoR Codes: 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420699 Public health not elsewhere classified @ 35%
33 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 3304 Urban and regional planning > 330413 Urban planning and health @ 35%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440714 Urban policy @ 30%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2004 Public health (excl. specific population health) > 200401 Behaviour and health @ 50%
19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1902 Environmental policy, legislation and standards > 190201 Consumption patterns, population issues and the environment @ 25%
27 TRANSPORT > 2702 Environmentally sustainable transport activities > 270299 Environmentally sustainable transport activities not elsewhere classified @ 25%
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