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Publications by Dr. Alfonzo, the founder of state of place

 

Koschinsky, J., Talen, E., Alfonzo, M. & Lee, S. (2016). How Walkable is Walker's Paradise? Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 0(0), 1-21.

Alfonzo, M. (2015). Making the Economic Case for More Walkability. Urban Land Magazine. May 15th. 

Alfonzo, M., Guo, Z., Lin, L., & Day, K. (2014). Walking, obesity and urban design in Chinese neighborhoods. Preventive Medicine, 69, S79-S85

In partnership with Preservation Green Lab (2014). Older, smaller, better: Measuring how the character of buildings and blocks influences urban vitality. Report published by Preservation Green Lab in association with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Day, K., Alfonzo, M., Guo, Z., & Lin, L. (2013). Design of tall buildings and tall building districts to promote physical activity in China. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Journal, IV, 18-25.

Day, K., Alfonzo, M. & Guo, Z. (2013). Design of tall buildings and tall building districts to promote physical activity in China. Final Report to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Day, K., Alfonzo, M., Chen, Y., Guo, Z. & Lee, K. (2013). Overweight, obesity, and inactivity and urban design in rapidly growing Chinese cities. Health & Place, 21, 29-38.

Leinberger, C*. & Alfonzo, M. (2012). "Walk this way: The economic promise of walkable places in metropolitan Washington, D.C." Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, May. *Brookings affiliate is listed first.

Lang, R., Alfonzo, M. & Dawkins, C. (2009). “American demographics – Circa 2109.” Planning – A Centennial Issue: Celebrating the Next 100 Years, May.

Lang, R. & Alfonzo, M. (2009). “Sustainable megapolitan: How large scale urban development can help green America.” In S. Piedmont-Palladino & T. Mennel (Eds.), Green Community, Chicago: American Planning Association.

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Alfonzo, M. & Lang, R. (2008). Is retail the silver lining? Urban Land, August, 148 - 152.

Alfonzo, M., Boarnet, M., Day, K., McMillan, T., & Anderson, C. (2008). The relationship of neighbourhood built environment features and walking. Journal of Urban Design, 13, 1, 29-51.

Alfonzo, M. (2006). State of Place II. 002+ Houston Magazine, April, 56.

McMillan, T.E., Day, K.M., Boarnet, M.G., Alfonzo, M., Anderson, C. (2006). Johnny can walk to school—does Jane? Examining sex differences in children’s active travel to school.  Children, Youth and Environment, 16, 1, 75-89.

Alfonzo, M. (2005). To walk or not to walk: The hierarchy of walking needs. Environment and Behavior, 37, 6, 808-836.

Day, K., Boarnet, M., Alfonzo, M., Forsyth, A. (2006). The Irvine Minnesota Inventory to Measure Built Environments: Development, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 30, 2, 144-152.

Day, K., Boarnet, M., Alfonzo, M., Forsyth, A. (2006). The Irvine Minnesota Inventory to Measure Built Environments: Reliability Testing,American Journal of Preventive Medicine 30, 2, 159.e1-159.e43.

Boarnet, M., Day, K., Anderson, C., McMillan, T. & Alfonzo, M. (2005). California Safe Routes to School program: Impacts on walking, bicycling, and pedestrian safety. Journal of the American Planning Association, 71, 3, 301-317.

Boarnet, M., Anderson, C., Day, K., McMillan, T., & Alfonzo, M. (2005) Evaluation of the California Safe Routes to School Legislation: Urban form changes and children’s active transportation to school. American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 28, 2, Supplement 2, 134-140.

Kaplan, J., Alfonzo, M., & Valencia, C. (2005). State of Place. 002+ Houston Magazine, April, 30-38.

Boarnet, M., Anderson, C., Day, K., McMillan, T., & Alfonzo, M. (2003). Safe Routes to School - Volume 1: Study Overview and Summary of Results. Report to the California Legislature, 1-66.

Boarnet, M., Anderson, C., Day, K., McMillan, T., & Alfonzo, M. (2003). Safe Routes to School - Volume 2: Detailed Results. Report to the California Legislature, 1-189.

Anderson, C., Boarnet, M., McMillan, T., Alfonzo, M., & Day, K. (2003). Walking and automobile traffic near schools: Data to support an evaluation of school pedestrian safety programs. Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, 1,3, 1–22.

**For reprints of any of these publications, please contact me at: mariela@stateofplace.co