July 1, 2013
This study examines the impact of school characteristics, district policies, and state laws on school-organized Walking School Bus (WSB) programs. Both district policy and state law were significantly associated with the presence of a WSB program.
December 1, 2012
This study demonstrates that active transportation (walking or bicycling for transportation) is associated with favorable cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles. In an effort to improve health outcomes among U.S. adults, promoting and permitting active transportation may prove beneficial.