Browsing Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports by Subject "Walkability"

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Browsing Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports by Subject "Walkability"

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  • Jones, Cydnie (Kansas State University, 2015-04-24)
    Obesity levels—related to an increase of physical inactivity—are rapidly rising in the United States (CDC 2010; Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion 2008). Reportedly, African-American women have the highest ...
  • Seaman, Zachary Neil (Kansas State University, 2012-04-30)
    Kessler’s 1893 parks and boulevards system was established to spur investment. The 1893 Report shaped the present city pattern and form of Downtown Kansas City by encouraging decentralized city and metropolitan growth. ...
  • Pendland, Konner (2020-05-01)
    New Urbanism is a planning and design approach that opposes the idea of urban sprawl, a migration pattern that is very prominent in large cities, such as Kansas City. Its purpose is to combine many aspects of daily life ...
  • May, Douglas (Kansas State University, 2016-05-01)
    This study seeks to investigate the impact of inner-city highways on walkability in urban downtowns in the United States, using Greater Downtown Kansas City as a case study. This study used the web-based online survey ...
  • Holt, Steven (Kansas State University, 2015-04-24)
    Literature shows that walkable neighborhoods have the potential to significantly decrease the carbon footprint of cities by lessening the need to drive, as well as providing many health, economic, and social benefits to ...
  • Randall, Scott Christopher (2020-05-01)
    Neighborhood walkability has been associated with several benefits including Improved physical health, improved mental health and improved social capital. However, many cities have poor walking environments and consequently ...
  • Stachon, Greg (2018-05-01)
    Recent studies have shown that walkability can have a positive impact on a community. Walkability has been associated with better public health (Jensen et al., 2017), lower carbon emissions (Morris, 2009), more taxes per ...
  • Patterson, Lauren (Kansas State University, 2014-08-15)
    Walkability is a challenge for most suburban metropolitan areas. Specifically, the Kansas City suburban cities of Overland Park, Olathe, Leawood, and South KCMO have sprawled and disconnected urban patterns and a low average ...

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