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Road to health: Improving walking and cycling in Toronto

Land use and transportation systems are closely linked to Torontonians' low levels of daily physical activity, and increasing levels of chronic disease. Active transportation is at the forefront of efforts to design healthier communities and transportation. Toronto Public Health retained IndEco to review the literature on active transportation, gather and analyze Toronto-specific data, quantify the [...]

By | 2017-05-21T19:13:56+00:00 April 24th, 2012|Ideas|0 Comments

IndEco develops energy engagement program training manual for NRCan

Designing, implementing, and evaluating an energy engagement program is an excellent means to achieve and sustain energy savings in a building. But behaviour change is not easy. People are creatures of habit, and most prefer doing things that are easy and habitual over things that require more attention. Also, people tend to dislike being told [...]

By | 2017-05-15T21:33:35+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Ideas|0 Comments