Directory of resources on transport, health and environment in developing countries

Transport – overview of health and environment linkages

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    Air Impacts.org
    Health and economic impacts of air pollution globally. Search engine and internet portal led by the UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development (URC), in partnership with the World Bank, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), and research institutions. Denmark.
    http://www.airimpacts.org
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    Cohen A, Anderson HR, Ostro B. Urban air pollution. In: Mazzati M et al. Comparative quantification of health risks, global and regional burden of disease attributable to selected major risk factors. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004:1353–1434.
    http://www.who.int/publications/cra/chapters/volume2/1353-1434.pdf
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    Dahl R. Heavy traffic ahead: car culture accelerates. Environmental Health Perspectives , 2005, 113(4):A238–245.
    http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/113-4/focus.html
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    Deakin E. Sustainable development and sustainable transportation: strategies for economic prosperity, environmental quality, and equity. Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www-iurd.ced.berkeley.edu/pub/WP-2001-03.PDF
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    Dora C, Phillips M, eds. Transport, environment and health. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2000 (WHO Regional Publications: European Series, No. 89).
    http://www.who.dk/document/e72015.pdf
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    Dora C, Racioppi F. Including health in transport policy agendas: the role of health impact assessment analyses and procedures in the European experience. Bulletin of the World Health Organization: the International Journal of Public Health, 2003, 81(6):399–403.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/bulletin/2003/Vol81-No6/bulletin_2003_81(6)_399-403.pdf
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    Figueroa MJ, Davidson OR, Mackenzie GA. Matching transport and environment agendas in developing countries. Roskilde, Denmark, UNEP Collaborating Centre on Energy and Environment, Risø National Laboratory (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.worldenergy.org/wec-geis/publications/default/tech_papers/17th_congress/4_2_30.asp
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    Gilbert R. Sustainable mobility in the city. Presentation to URBAN 21, Global Conference on the Urban Future, Berlin, Germany, 4–6 July, 2000. Toronto, Canada, Centre for Sustainable Transportation, 2000.
    http://www.cstctd.org/CSTadobefiles/sustainablemobility.pdf
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    Gwilliam K. Cities on the move: a World Bank urban transport strategy review. Washington, DC, World Bank, 2002.
    http://www.worldbank.org/transport/utsr/cities_on_the_move.pdf
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    Halsnæs K et al. Transport and the global environment: accounting for GHG reductions in policy analysis. United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) Paris, 2001.
    http://www.uneptie.org/energy/publications/pdfs/TransportGlobalOverlays.pdf
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    Kenworthy J, Laube F. Urban transport patterns in a global sample of cities and their linkages to transport infrastructures, land use, economics and environment. World Transport Policy & Practice, 2002, 8(3):5–19.
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    Kenworthy J, Laube F. Travel demand management: the potential for enhancing urban rail opportunities and reducing automobile dependence in cities. World Transport Policy & Practice, 2002, 8(3):20–36.
    http://www.eco-logica.co.uk/wtpp08.3.pdf
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    Killingsworth RE, Lamming J. Development and public health: could our development patterns be affecting our personal health? Urban Land, 2001. Sacramento, California, Local Government Commission.
    http://www.lgc.org/freepub/land_use/articles/develop_and_publichealth/page01.html
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    Kjellström T et al. Comparative assessment of transport risks: how it can contribute to health impact assessment of transport policies. Bulletin of the World Health Organization: the International Journal of Public Health, 2003, 81(6):451–459.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/bulletin/2003/Vol81-No6/bulletin_2003_81(6)_451-460.pdf
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    Kryzanowski M, Kuna-Dibbert B, Schneider J, eds. Health effects of transport-related air pollution. Copenhagen, World Health Organization, 2005.
    http://www.euro.who.int/InformationSources/Publications/Catalogue/20050601_1
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    Litman TA. If health matters: integrating public health objectives in transportation planning. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 2004.
    http://www.vtpi.org/health.pdf
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    Mobility 2030: meeting the challenges to sustainability: final report Geneva, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2004.
    http://www.wbcsd.org/plugins/DocSearch/details.asp?type=DocDet&ObjectId=NjA5NA
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    Mohan D, Tiwari G. Linkages between environmental issues, public transport, non-motorised transport and safety. Wuppertal Institute, Economic and Political Weekly, 1999, 34(25):1589–1596.
    http://www.iitd.ernet.in/tripp/publications/paper/planning/sustainable_transport_epw.PDF
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    PEP Clearing House – Transport, health and the environment: the Pan-European Programme. The portal for user-friendly access to policy, legal and scientific information, as well as good practices, on Transport, Health and Environment in the pan-European region. Part of the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), sponsored by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva.
    http://www.thepep.org/CHWebSite/
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    Peñalosa E. To drive or not to drive, that is the question. Habitat debate. United Nations Human Settlements Programme. UN-Habitat, 2002, 8(2):18.
    http://www.unhabitat.org/hd/hdv8n2/page18.pdf
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    Peñalosa E. Urban transport and urban development: a different model. Background paper presented at the Center for Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 8 April, 2002.
    http://www.clas.berkeley.edu:7001/Events/spring2002/04-08-02-penalosa/
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    Quantifying selected major risks to health; environmental risks. In: The world health report 2003: shaping the future. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.pp. 48-96.
    http://www.who.int/whr/2002/en/
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    Quantifying selected major risks to health: obesity and physical inactivity. In: The world health report 2002: reducing risks, promoting healthy life. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002:60–61.
    http://www.who.int/whr/2002/en/
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    Quantifying selected major risks to health, urban air pollution. In: The world health report 2002: reducing risks, promoting healthy life. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002:68.
    http://www.who.int/whr/2002/en/
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    Road traffic hazards: hidden epidemics. In: The world health report 2003: shaping the future. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003:95–99.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/whr/2003/9241562439.pdf
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    Rodrigue J-P et al. Transport geography on the Web. Introduction to links between transport, urban form and environment. Hofstra University, Department of Economics & Geography, 2004.
    http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans
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    Schipper L, Ng WS. Rapid motorization in China: environmental and social challenges. Washington, DC, EMBARQ-World Resources Institute, 2005.
    http://embarq.wri.org/documentupload/China_Motorization.pdf
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    Sustainable transport: priorities for policy reform. Washington, DC, World Bank, 2004 (online publication).
    http://www.worldbank.org/transport/pol_econ/tsr.htm
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    UNEP Industry and Environment Review, 2000, 23(4). Entire issue is devoted to sustainable mobility topics.
    http://www.uneptie.org/media/review/vol23no4/vol23no4.htm
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    van Essen H, Bello O, Dings J, van den Brink, R. To Shift or not to Shift, that is the question:The environmental performance of the principal modes of freight and passenger transport in the policy-making context. Commissioned by: RIVM (Dutch National Institute of Public Health and the Environment), Delft. CE- Solutions for Environment and Technology . March, 2003.
    http://www.thepep.org/ClearingHouse/docfiles/toshiftornottoshift.pdf
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    What is causing particulate air pollution? Evidence from Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai. UNDP/World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP), 2004 (South Asia Urban Air Quality Management Briefing Note No. 14).
    http://lnweb18.worldbank.org/sar/sa.nsf/Attachments/Briefing14/$File/Briefing_Note_No_14.pdf
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    Wittink R. The integration and institutionalization of cycling in urban planning and design. Utrecht, the Netherlands, Interface for Cycling Expertise, 2005 (PowerPoint presentation).
    http://www.i-ce.info/download/integration_of_cycling.pdf
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