Noreen C McDonald
Affiliation: University of Virginia
- Active transportation to school: trends among U.S. schoolchildren, 1969-2001Noreen C McDonald
City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 32:509-16. 2007..Despite this attention, there has been little documentation of trends in school travel over the past 30 years or analysis of what has caused the changes in mode choice for school trips...
- Influence of the social environment on children's school travelNoreen C McDonald
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 317 New East Bldg, CB 3140, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3140, USA
Prev Med 50:S65-8. 2010..To analyze the association between parental perceptions of the social environment and walking and biking to school among 10-14-year-olds...
- The effect of objectively measured crime on walking in minority adultsNoreen C McDonald
Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 317 New East Building, CB 3140, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3140, USA
Am J Health Promot 22:433-6. 2008..Evaluate the relationship between neighborhood crime and the amount of daily walking by minority adults...
- U.S. school travel, 2009 an assessment of trendsNoreen C McDonald
Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:146-51. 2011..The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity has set a goal of increasing walking and biking to school by 50% within 5 years. Meeting the goal requires a detailed understanding of the current patterns of school travel...
- Reliability and validity of the Safe Routes to school parent and student surveysNoreen C McDonald
Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 3140, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:56. 2011..Over 65,000 tallies and 374,000 parent surveys have been completed, but no published studies have examined their measurement properties...
- Critical factors for active transportation to school among low-income and minority students. Evidence from the 2001 National Household Travel SurveyNoreen C McDonald
Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3140, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:341-4. 2008..g., Safe Routes to School and the CDC's KidsWalk programs). However, little research has looked at differences in behavior across racial/ethnic and income groups...
- Urban sprawl and miles driven daily by teenagers in the United StatesMatthew J Trowbridge
Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine and Center for Applied Biomechanics, School of Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:202-6. 2008..Teen driver fatality rates per mile driven are significantly higher than adults, making the identification of environmental influences on travel behavior particularly important in this age group...