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Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit

The toolkit can be used by anyone who promotes youth physical activity, including community leaders; physical education and health education teachers; physical activity coordinators at the school, district, and state levels; and physical activity practitioners working in health or community-based organizations.


Mon 27th Sep 2010

Future health: sustainable places for health and well-being

Drawing on examples and research, Future health shows how good planning can have a positive impact on public health, how health trusts can cut carbon and costs by co-locating services, and how designers can influence people's well-being.


Mon 27th Sep 2010

Child and Youth Friendly Land Use and Transport Planning Guidelines

The first part of this report provides reasons as to why land-use and transport planning should be made more child- and youth-friendly. The second part sets out 27 guidelines that could be applied in the course of a municipality or other agency becoming more child- and youth-friendly in its transport and land-use planning.


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Active Transport for Childcare Centres

This report aims provide guidance to councils seeking ways to support active transport as a means of promoting positive environmental and health outcomes in their communities. 


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Streets Ahead: supporting children to get active in their neighbourhood

VicHealth developed the Streets Ahead program in 2008 to build on the successes of the Walking School Bus (WSB) program.  This guide encourages kids to use their own legs and wheels for short local trips – and travel by car less – by encouraging them to walk, cycle, skate or run to school and other local destinations.


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Reclaiming City Streets For People: Chaos Or Quality Of Life?

This 2009 guidebook sescribes why and how to reallocate urban road space to improve walking and cycling conditions, and create more livable communities. It includes recommendations for implementation, and several case studies.


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Bicycle riding and new subdivision design

This 2006 document from Queensland Transport highlights the importance of considering factors affecting cyclists' amenity in the development of subdivisions. An important introductory resource for local government and developers.


Tue 21st Sep 2010

Forecasting demand for bicycle facilities

This guide, published by Austroads, examines methods by which demand for cycling under different conditions can be estimated, and provides a framework for analysing data to develop demand forecasts for bicycle use. The guide is based on an international review of literature with an Australian focus on the purposes, advantages, limitations and methods of demand forecasting.


Tue 21st Sep 2010

Pedestrian and bicycle planning: A guide to best practice

Published by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, this is an excellent resource for anyone wishing to achieve better planning outcomes for pedestrians and cyclists.


Tue 21st Sep 2010

Cycling-inclusive Policy Development: A Handbook

This guide aims to help developing world cities achieve their sustainable transport goals, through the dissemination of information about international experience, policy advice, training and capacity building and targeted work on sustainable transport projects within cities. 


Tue 21st Sep 2010