Active Travel, Safety & Health

Le, H.T.K., Buehler, R., Hankey, S. 2019. “Have Walking and Bicycling Increased in the US? A 13-Year Longitudinal Analysis of Traffic Counts from 13 Metropolitan Areas,” Transportation Research Part D, Vol 69.

Le, H.T.K., Buehler, R., Hankey, S. 2018. “Correlates of the Built Environment on Active Travel: Evidence from 20 US Metropolitan Areas,”Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 126, No. 7.

Winters, M., Buehler, R., Goetschi, T. 2017. “Policies to Promote Active Travel: Evidence from Reviews of the Literature,” Current Environmental Health Reports, Special Issue on Built Environment and Health.

Buehler, R., Pucher, J. 2017. “Trends in Walking and Cycling Safety.  Recent Evidence from High-Income Countries, with a Focus on the United States and Germany,” American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 107, No. 2, pp. 281–287.

Pucher, J., Buehler, R. 2016. “Safer Cycling Through Improved Infrastructure,” American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 106, No. 12, pp. 2089-2090. (Note: Invited Editorial).

Buehler, R., Götschi, T., Winters, M. 2016. “Moving Toward Active Transportation: How Policies Can Encourage Walking and Bicycling,” San Diego, CA: Active Living Research. (peer reviewed research brief).

Schneider, R., Raynault, E., and Buehler, R. 2015.Assessing Active
Transportation and Health Conference Highlights Innovative Practices and Research,TRNews, Issue on Public Health and Transportation, No. 299, September/October 2015, pp. 47-49.

Buehler, R., Pucher, R., Merom, D., Bauman, A. “Active Travel in Germany and the USA: Contributions of Daily Walking and Cycling to Physical Activity,” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 40, No. 9, September 2011, pp. 241-250. Abstract.

Pucher, J., Buehler, R., Merom, D., Baumann, A. 2011. “Walking and Cycling in the United States, 2001-2009: Evidence from the National Household Travel Surveys,” American Journal of Public Health, December 2011, Vol. 101, No. S1, pp. S310-S317.

Pucher, J., Buehler, R., Bassett, D., Dannenberg, A. 2010. “Walking and Cycling to Health: Recent Evidence from City, State, and International Comparisons,” American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 100, No. 10, pp. 1986-1992. (Related Virginia Tech press release here).

Pucher, J., Buehler, R. 2010. “Walking and Cycling for Healthy Cities,” Built Environment, Vol. 36, No. 4.

Bassett, D., Pucher, J., Buehler, R., Thompson, D., Crouter, S. 2008. “Walking, Cycling, and Obesity Rates in Europe, North America and Australia,” Journal of Physical Activity and Health, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 795-814.

and shortened and updated reprint:

Bassett, D., Pucher, J., Buehler, R., Thompson, D., Crouter, S. 2011. “Active Transportation and Obesity in Europe, North America, and Australia,” ITE Journal, Vol. 81, No. 8, pp. 24-28.