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CIHT Planning for Walking - Long Version - April 20151. Introduction2. Walking characteristics, behaviour and trends2.1 How much do people walk?2.2 Why do people walk?2.3 Variations by age and gender2.4 Many find it difficult to walk3. Benefits of walking3.1 Health3.2 Economic benefits3.3 Relieving public transport3.4 Walking improves air quality4. Current conditions and challenges4.1 Problems faced by pedestrians4.2 Road safety and fear of traffic4.3 Street crime4.4 Barriers to movement, including main roads, railways and canals5. Legal and regulatory context for walking5.1 Definitions5.2 Rights of pedestrians5.3 Highways Act 19805.4 Disability discrimination5.5 Active Travel (Wales) Act 20136. Developing strategies and plans for walking6.1 Delivering walking schemes6.2 Pedestrian networks6.3 Land use planning for pedestrians6.4 Pedestrian catchments6.5 Improving pedestrian safety6.6 Giving pedestrians priority6.7 Developing more balanced streets6.8 Transport terminals6.9 Wayfinding7. Promoting walking8. Looking to the future8.1 Sustainability8.2 Residential densities8.3 Planning for more elderly and elderly disabled pedestrians8.4. Rising concern about health and physical exercise8.5 Section 106 Agreements and Community Infrastructure Levy:Funds for street improvements8.6 Streets as spaces for multiple activities rather than just corridors for movement8.7 Navigation on foot by smart phones and other digital aids8.8 Autonomous vehicles9. References10. Bibliography
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