Essays about: "active travel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words active travel.

  1. 1. Urban Planning for Better Air Quality : A case study of the Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods in London

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Greta Gustafsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods; London; Green Infrastructure; Urban Planning; Air Pollution;

    Abstract : Air pollution affects the environment negatively, boosts climate change, and is the cause of millions of deaths per year, first and foremost affecting the people living in urban areas. Since the early 20th century, many cities have been planned around cars, which are the main contributors to the bad air quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defending the Defenders: International Protection for Local Human Rights Defenders in the Global South

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Timothy Lincoln Reeves Jr; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Rights Defenders Global South International Regional Human Rights Systems Attacks violations Protection; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Local human rights defenders play a significant role in the realization and enjoyment of human rights. Working alone or in association with others, they peacefully advocate for and promote fundamental freedoms and human rights for themselves and for their fellow citizens. READ MORE

  3. 3. Driving forces of spatial cognition : Is the car a mover in egocentric distance estimation?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Martin Horn; [2022]
    Keywords : distance cognition; modal choice; action-specific perception; car driving; urban planning;

    Abstract : Physical inactivity is a cause of health problems globally that cause suffering for people and amass significant costs for states. One way of improving physical activity is by formulating policy and implementing planning decisions that encourage active travel. At the heart of the issue, however, lies the matter of modal choice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capturing Passengers' Trust in Shared Autonomous Vehicles : The impact of Communication Style, Ease of Use, and Freedom of Choice

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Frida Åberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Shared Autonomous Vehicles; Dynamic ride-pooling; Trust; Willingness-to-share; Freedom of Choice; Ease of Use;

    Abstract : A growing body of international research on urban transport shows that women from all over the world are experiencing safety issues within today’s transport systems. Furthermore, these reports shed light on and discuss how gender bias within the transport sector contributes to this problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Colonial Imagery and representation in tourism marketing of African destinations. : A case study of Kenya

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anne Mundati; [2021]
    Keywords : Colonial myth; photography; marketing; Kenya; destination.;

    Abstract : This research study is based on the visual marketing of African destinations and the colonial influence in a post-colonial world. Recent tourism research tourism has examined post-colonial realities in developing countries addressing the experience of British post-colonialism, however, only a few of those studies have examined the cultural consequences of tourism marketing image influence on culture and national identity. READ MORE