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Patrick Love

Conference paper

Schools that connect: the role of social capital in encouraging independent mobility on the journey to school

Children’s Independent Mobility (CIM) is a measure of the level of a child’s freedom to explore and move about his or her local neighbourhood without direct adult supervision. Children have suffered a significant loss of independent mobility since the 1970s. The choice of independent mobility...
Conference paper

Paths that connect: walking and cycling to school as an indicator of the level of social connectedness and trust in school communities

This paper describes the current levels of children’s active transport and independent mobility to and from school; examines associations between distance and transport methods and explorings the socio-demographic factors, including sex and urban classification, influencing transport options.