Vivian M. Romero

Conference paper

Four dimensions of neighbourhood form related to children's walks to school

The disciplines of town planning and public health have investigated the connection between walking and neighbourhood form. In particular, Terri Pikora and her colleagues (2003) created a schema to classify a range of potential elements that may influence an adult’s decision to walk.
Conference paper

I will be not a nerd: children's development, the built environment and school travel

Structured around the understanding that children are affected by and can affect their local surroundings, this research used surveys, drawings, and focus group discussions to integrate children’s perspectives into models of pedestrian behaviour.