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  • Mitra, Raktim (2015)
    Distance to school was the greatest barrier to walking to school both among 11-year-olds as well as among 14-15-year-old children in the city of Toronto. Neighbourhood environment was important for children’s walking, while ...
  • Mitra, Raktim (2016)
    Children’s active school transportation (taking bikes and walking to school) declined by 23% between 1986 and 2006. Children and their caregivers may have become more concerned about a child’s capability of walking/cycling ...
  • Mitra, Raktim (2012)
    The choice of walking or travelling to school by bus/car is not related to climate (fall or winter) or weather conditions (e.g., temperature or precipitation). Regardless of weather conditions, children living in the ...
  • Mitra, Raktim (2015)
    High-quality and safe walking-infrastructure such as wide sidewalks, the presence of street-lights, and all-way stop signs may help facilitate walking for physical activity among older adults living in suburban communities. ...

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