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A multidimensional analysis of spatial order in public spaces: a case study of the town Morąg, Poland

analysis: they were used predominantly by the residents of Old Town district; they were used continuously throughout the day; they built a sense of community and local participation; they promoted integration; they contributed to local identity and positive perceptions of the Old Town district; and they increased the district’s appeal. The following types of public spaces were identified during the field inventory: traffic routes (streets, footways and driveways, sidewalks, car parks, pedestrian crossings), unorganised green spaces, organised green spaces (squares

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The determinants of travel mode choice: the case of Łódź, Poland

. The use of econometric discrete choice models is a popular and appropriate method to investigate travel behaviour determinants. Therefore, this paper employs binary logistic regression to determine the factors that influence the frequency of use for particular modes of transportation in the city of Łódź. 3 Study area The subject of the study is the city of Łódź. It is located in central Poland near the crossing of two main Polish motorways, the A1 (north–south) and the A2 (east–west). Both motorways are part of the international E-road network, corresponding

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Stakeholders in the local service centre: who should be involved in the planning process? Insights from Poland, Czech Republic and Denmark

desirable neighbourhoods. Its characteristic feature was a school placed in the centre of the residential area so that a child’s walk to school was only about one-quarter of a mile and could be achieved without crossing major arterial streets. The neighbourhood was sized between 5,000 and 9,000 residents and also provided some local shopping areas near the main entrance to the unit ( Perry, 1998 ). The concept of neighbourhood units became standard for mass housing projects all over the world, especially after the Second World War. For example, in Czechoslovakia, all

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The application of new technologies in promoting a healthy lifestyle: selected examples

time, it is observed that the time spent indoors have increased. The indoor spaces are perceived as safe, free of external and unnecessary stimuli, and thus comfortable. Internet users spend an average of 15 hours and 40 minutes online per week. Since 2009, the average declared network-use time has remained at a similar level, and the number of hours spent online is also related to age. People below 34 years old spend almost twice as much time on the Internet (approximately 23 hours) than older users (approximately 6–10 hours on average) ( World Internet Project 2013

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The spatial pattern of voter choice homogeneity in the Nigerian presidential elections of the fourth republic

Nigeria, VCH was very high in 13 (76.5%), namely Akwa Ibom (71.2%), Bayelsa (93.5%), Cross River (96.8%), Delta (90.3%), Ebonyi (89.9%), Edo (78.4%), Ekiti (89.7%), Enugu (62.3%), Ogun (99.8%), Ondo (90.5%), Osun (92.7%), Oyo (90.6%) and Rivers (90.4%). Only two states, viz .: Jigawa (61.98%) and Zamfara (60.6%), had a very high homogeneous voter choice in the entire north, indicating that even though ANPP won most states in the northwest, the PDP received a good number of votes. A low level of homogeneous voter choice is observed in the north-central region stretching

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