There's been a flurry of new research emerging about transportation
infrastructure / community design and how that impacts health. The four
studies below may be of interest:
A Model of Community Pediatrics: Improving Access to Safe Play
Environments. Hodges NL, Smith GA. Pediatrics 2013; ePub(ePub): ePub.
Effect of bike lane infrastructure improvements on ridership in one New
Orleans neighborhood. Parker KM, Rice J, Gustat J, Ruley J, Spriggs A,
Johnson C. Ann. Behav. Med. 2013; ePub(ePub): ePub. http://goo.gl/PMOCl
Impact evaluation of a public bicycle share program on cycling: a case
example of BIXI in Montreal, Quebec. Fuller D, Gauvin L, Kestens Y,
Daniel M, Fournier M, Morency P, Drouin L. Am. J. Public Health 2013;
ePub(ePub): ePub. http://goo.gl/S68RJ
Walking associated with public transit: moving toward increased physical
activity in the United States. Freeland AL, Banerjee SN, Dannenberg AL,
Wendel AM. Am. J. Public Health 2013; ePub(ePub): ePub.