Automobile dependence and physical inactivity: insights from the California household travel survey
Jin Shin, Eun
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Auto-dependence has been linked to the physical inactivity epidemic across U.S. cities, resulting in unprecedented increases in incidences of obesity, cardiovascular diseases, depression, etc. The search for strategies to pull an overwhelming majority of auto-dependents out of their sedentary lifestyles by encouraging them to use transit, walk and bike continues to challenge planners and policy-makers.
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