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A Study Of The Impact Of Tourism On The Environment And Jeddah Citizen’S Perceptions Toward Tourism In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mona Aljohani 2018 Clark Atlanta University

A Study Of The Impact Of Tourism On The Environment And Jeddah Citizen’S Perceptions Toward Tourism In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mona Aljohani

Electronic Theses & Dissertations Collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University

This study examined the impact of tourism on the environment and Jeddah citizens’ perceptions toward tourism in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The sample consisted of citizens who reside in the city of Jeddah. The variables analyzed included the following: cleanliness of the city, crowding, access to facilities, availability of water, and the quality of air and sea. An explanatory research design was utilized to generate the study, and purposive sampling was employed to gather the analysis. A total of 115 participants participated in the study. The study results suggested that cleanliness of the city, crowding, access to facilities, availability of water ...


Midland: A Positive Community By Design, Miles Bukiet, Christine L. Moriarty, Elizabeth Weight, Kathryn Wessling, Katie Wittekind 2018 University of Pennsylvania

Midland: A Positive Community By Design, Miles Bukiet, Christine L. Moriarty, Elizabeth Weight, Kathryn Wessling, Katie Wittekind

Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Service Learning Projects

This community project aims to improve the well-being of those who live and work in Midland, Michigan by improving the quality of relationships in the community. We use the galvanizing framework of a campaign which focuses on creating high quality connections in the community for everyone and to end loneliness (Project Zero: Nobody with Nobody). Using a multi-phase implementation plan, this campaign begins with the creation of a wellbeing committee and three micro-interventions: goal mapping, a psychological safety exercise, and one-on-one discussions called “Local Cafes.” These interventions draw on the power of high quality connections and positive emotions to support ...


Utrecht, Bike Capital Of The World, Martijn Rietbergen 2018 Utrecht University

Utrecht, Bike Capital Of The World, Martijn Rietbergen

TREC Friday Seminar Series

Utrecht is a bustling, bicycle-friendly city in the Netherlands. Every day, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., over 125,000 cyclists ride to their work, school, university, public transport, shops or home through the city centre.

The municipality wants to make cycling even more attractive for these and other cyclists. Consequently, the bicycle is given precedence in the mobility policy of the municipality of Utrecht. We want to be the most bike-friendly city in the world. We want to keep our growing city livable, accessible and economically strong, and we are convinced that the bicycle can and should ...


The Impacts Of Green Spaces On Crime In New York City, Matthew Edward Iannone Jr. 2018 Fordham University

The Impacts Of Green Spaces On Crime In New York City, Matthew Edward Iannone Jr.

Student Theses 2015-Present

From the early 1960s through the mid-1990s, crime in New York City ran rampant. With a gradually dwindling police during this time, a high unemployment rate, and an rapidly increasing metropolitan population, crime peaked in the early 1990s, with the murder rate hitting a record-high of 2,245 in 1990. When Mayor Rudy Giuliani took office in 1994 and appoint Bill Bratton as the NYPD police commissioner, these rates immediately plunged. Numerous factors may have contributed to this sudden decline in crime: the police force grew significantly through the 1990s, more criminals were placed and held in prison, and the ...


A Socioeconomic Valuation Of Urban Wetland Ecosystems And Policy Recommendation For College Lake, Michael Dunmyer 2018 University of Lynchburg

A Socioeconomic Valuation Of Urban Wetland Ecosystems And Policy Recommendation For College Lake, Michael Dunmyer

Undergraduate Theses and Capstone Projects

Cityscapes in the United States are often viewed dichotomously in regards to natural environments. Preserved sites can be seen as an obstacle to urban development, and the concept of a functioning ecosystem within city limits is fictitious to many; we assume the two cannot coexist. Lynchburg, Virginia’s College Lake offers a unique case study for how urban ecosystems can not only subsist within cities but provide pivotal functions for them as well. With the potential for a dam-breaching storm event increasing in possibility with each passing year, concerns regarding the structural integrity of the College Lake dam in Lynchburg ...


Mapping Energy Access In Rural Tanzania: 2017 Summer Internship With The World Resources Institute, Naramena McCray 2018 Clark University

Mapping Energy Access In Rural Tanzania: 2017 Summer Internship With The World Resources Institute, Naramena Mccray

International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE)

This report details my 2017 summer internship experience; both the report and the internship being requirements of the GIS for Development and Environment Graduate Degree at Clark University. My internship was hosted by the World Resources Institute, an international non-profit organization in Washington D.C. As implied by my position title, “Energy Access-GIS Intern”, I spent the duration of my internship (14 weeks) applying my geospatial expertise to address the topic of energy access which is an issue effecting rural areas of many developing countries. I was given the responsibility of creating an interactive map application of Tanzania accessible by ...


Cost Burden Of Social Isolation For Wheelchair Users In Louisville, Kentucky., Connie Light 2018 University of Louisville

Cost Burden Of Social Isolation For Wheelchair Users In Louisville, Kentucky., Connie Light

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Background: Social isolation is an important predictor for poor health status, chronic diseases, and healthcare utilization and costs. There is a growing number of Americans with one or more disabilities, and evidence suggests that many are also socially isolated. This is especially true for those with immobility, as the built environment including housing structures are not universally designed to be accommodating. Immobility describes those who use walkers, canes, or wheelchairs, with the latter suffering the most impact. The cost of social exclusion can be measured by the exacerbation of disease in wheelchair users, whose fragile health status and social networks ...


The State And Future Of Autonomous Vehicle Regulation In The United States, Nikolay Nyashin 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The State And Future Of Autonomous Vehicle Regulation In The United States, Nikolay Nyashin

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Autonomous vehicle technology is poised to revolutionize transit around the world. There are currently tens of private companies either testing or building autonomous vehicles, including industry juggernauts like Ford and Google. This new mode of transportation falls into a regulatory grey area. Once cars reach full autonomy, governments will have to decide what entities will regulate them, where they will be allowed to drive, who will be responsible for them and a host of other issues. In some municipalities like San Francisco and Phoenix, autonomous vehicles (AVs) are being tested on public streets in real life conditions. Meanwhile, in 2017 ...


Pedestrian Safety On San Jose Roads: The Impact Of Traffic Safety Infrastructure, David Lisenbee 2018 San Jose State University

Pedestrian Safety On San Jose Roads: The Impact Of Traffic Safety Infrastructure, David Lisenbee

Master's Projects

How successful have the City of San Jose’s traffic safety improvement programs been in reducing pedestrian injuries/fatalities on city streets? This research question focuses on the impact of the City of San Jose’s traffic safety programs on pedestrian safety between 2010 and 2014. The research aims to determine the extent to which traffic safety programs and infrastructure reduce rates of pedestrian injuries/fatalities and the severity of pedestrian injuries when incidents occur.


To What Extent Would Operational Restructuring Through Connecting Market Participants Streamline The Informal Recycling Industry In Urban India?, Peter W. Hjemdahl, Svanika Balasubramanian 2018 University of Pennsylvania

To What Extent Would Operational Restructuring Through Connecting Market Participants Streamline The Informal Recycling Industry In Urban India?, Peter W. Hjemdahl, Svanika Balasubramanian

Joseph Wharton Scholars

As the economies of developing countries grow, the waste production in these nations also increases proportionally. However, local governments are constrained by both the lack of adequate funds and a lack of skilled human capital, and are thus unable to build necessary waste management infrastructure. The majority of waste produced in these urban centres end up untreated in landfills, proving to be a social and environmental danger. A small portion of this refuse is handled by a vibrant informal recycling industry that is unable to scale given myriad inefficiencies. We propose the implementation of a tech-enabled marketplace platform to consolidate ...


Efficacy Of Blended Finance In Climate Change Infrastructure Projects, Christian A. Butts 2018 University of Pennsylvania

Efficacy Of Blended Finance In Climate Change Infrastructure Projects, Christian A. Butts

Wharton Research Scholars

As the conversations surrounding climate change prevention and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) financing grow in importance in the 21st century, so too do the conversations around the intersections of solutions around the topics. Blended financing has been utilized in several different forms over the past decade or so to tackle the largest problems in the global economy set out by the United Nation’s SDGs. While the tool has been leveraged for several of these Sustainable Development Goals, it has been particularly useful in attracting private investment for environmental sustainability-focused projects via the programs in place at several of ...


“When One Shingle Sends Up Smoke”: The Summit Beacon Advises Akron About The Epidemic Cholera, 1849, Elizabeth Hall 2018 The University of Akron

“When One Shingle Sends Up Smoke”: The Summit Beacon Advises Akron About The Epidemic Cholera, 1849, Elizabeth Hall

Nineteenth-Century Ohio Literature

Elizabeth Hall explains the American cholera epidemic of 1849, with special attention to how cholera afflicted Akron, a booming canal town in Northeast Ohio. The article presents the full text of 1849 Akron newspaper articles on cholera and explains how their mix of good and bad information was published right before scientific breakthroughs in cholera research.


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Oakville, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Oakville, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Oakville.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for ...


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Peel, Mississauga, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Peel, Mississauga, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Mississauga.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for ...


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Milton, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Milton, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Milton.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for ...


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Burlington, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Burlington, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Burlington.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for ...


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Peel, Caledon, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Peel, Caledon, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Caledon.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for ...


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Halton Hills, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Halton, Halton Hills, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Halton Hills.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions ...


Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Peel, Brampton, Sheridan Centre for Elder Research 2018 Sheridan College

Building Connected Communities: Interactive Pdf Map, Peel, Brampton, Sheridan Centre For Elder Research

Interactive Maps

This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Brampton.

This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for ...


Environmental Justice Activism Against Freeway Proposals In Contemporary America, Molly Wampler 2018 University of Puget Sound

Environmental Justice Activism Against Freeway Proposals In Contemporary America, Molly Wampler

Summer Research

Transportation infrastructure provides an excellent lens through which to look at environmental justice. There is legislation in place that should prevent or at least draw significant attention to environmental justice, yet new freeways are still being proposed which continue to commit the same environmental injustices as decades past. With grassroots opposition as a primary form of resistance, this paper investigates the tools available to activists, as well as the ones most effective in ensuring success of the movement. I also consider what accounts for the difference in outcomes of resistance movements, why some community movements are successful in stopping a ...


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