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Promoting airport walking : a guide
  • Published Date:
    December 4, 2015
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Physical Activity and Health Branch. ; CDC Foundation. ; Kresge Foundation. ; ... More ▼
  • Description:
    Introduction -- Why Walk -- Why Promote Walking in Your Airport? -- Considerations for Promoting Walking in -- Your Airport -- Keys to Success -- References -- Appendix A: Walk to Fly Success Story -- Appendix B: Steps to Encourage Walking -- Appendix C: Sign to Encourage Walking -- Appendix D: Concept Testing Survey -- Appendix E: Message Testing Survey -- Appendix F: Evaluating Success.

    This guide is primarily intended to be a resource for airport managers who want their airport

    to encourage healthy habits and improve the customer experience. The strategies discussed here are most effective in airports with areas where travelers can choose between different transportation modes, such as taking a train or shuttle, or walking. Motivational signs placed in these areas can help encourage travelers to walk.

    This guide was developed as a result of the Walk to Fly Study to encourage walking, instead of riding the Plane Train in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

    Suggested citation: Frederick, G.M., Paul, P., Omura, J.D., Fulton, J.E. Promoting Airport Walking: A Guide. Atlanta, GA, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2016.


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