Effects of access to public open spaces on walking: Is proximity enough?

@inproceedings{Koohsari2013EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of access to public open spaces on walking: Is proximity enough?},
  author={Mohammad Javad Koohsari and Andrew T. Kaczynski and Billie Giles-Corti and Justyna Karakiewicz},
  year={2013}
}
Public open spaces (POSs) are important destinations and settings for walking in neighborhoods and different aspects of POSs can influence walking. Proximity to POSs is a key urban design issue that should be considered in distributing such resources within neighborhoods and it is worthwhile to examine how POS proximity may influence residents’ walking. However, little research has explored how different measures of proximity to POSs might influence POS-related walking. This study examined… CONTINUE READING

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