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  • Publication . Research . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Reed, Kathleen; Marchbank, Jennifer; Travers;
    Country: Canada

    This two page evidence brief summarizes recent (2010-2021) literature related to youth and public transit. Major themes include demand, barriers, youth advocacy, various types of passes (i.e., U-PASS, free or reduced-fares), and active transportation. A list of recommen...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Reed, Kathleen; Marchbank, Jennifer; Travers;
    Country: Canada

    This two page evidence brief summarizes the academic literature and media reports of free and fare-reduced public transit for youth. Motivations, Canadian initiatives, and assessment of programs are considered. SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant – Mobility and Public Trans...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Reed, Kathleen; Travers; Marchbank, Jennifer;
    Country: Canada

    Historically, youth (13-25) have been one of the most active user groups of public transit in Canada, accounting for one-third of ridership nation-wide, and up to two-thirds in cities such as Moose Jaw, SK and Red Deer, AB (Canadian Urban Transit Association, 2004). Des...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Niroo, Farnoosh; Van Winkle, Christine;
    Publisher: VIU Press
    Country: Canada

    In recent years, novel and innovative ways to accommodate diners and visitors’ desire for new experiences have emerged (Warnaby & Shi, 2018). Pop-up restaurants are indicative of this growing trend to provide an appealing combination of experiences and food. Considering...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Alford, Stewart; Perlman, Dana; Sumskis, Susan; Moxham, Lorna; Patterson, Christopher;
    Publisher: VIU Press
    Country: Canada

    This chapter discusses the leisure-based innovation, known as Recovery Camp (RC), from the perspective of the developing evidence base on RC’s role in offering leisure-based challenge, support, and facilitation of participant's self-determination and personal resilience...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Broderick, Lliam Anthony;
    Publisher: VIU Press
    Country: Canada

    This case study will critically examine lessons learned during COVID-19 to inform how we advance change towards socially sustainable public spaces. Through the lens of equity, access to public space for vulnerable populations during COVID-19 in Victoria, British Columbi...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Haufschild, Alexander; Reiser, Dirk;
    Publisher: VIU Publications
    Country: Canada

    This case study is about an innovative tourism booking platform, socialbnb, founded by students at the Cologne University in 2018. It describes a new accommodation platform that connects social and ecological NGOs with potential customers, especially youth travelers. Th...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Collishaw, Christin S.;
    Publisher: VIU Press
    Country: Canada

    This case study will explore how the Banff Centre addresses truth and reconciliation to work towards social sustainability through its creative arts programs and community development practices. This case study will use the United Nations SDGs, as framed by Odulaja and ...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Davidson, Reid E.R.;
    Publisher: VIU Press
    Country: Canada

    This case study attempts to determine the value of student athletic programs at Canadian universities, using Vancouver Island University (VIU) as a reference case. First, the study compares Canadian varsity athletics to American collegiate athletics to consider the rela...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Nguyen, Tung;
    Publisher: VIU Press
    Country: Canada

    The lack of a formal policy on transgender participation in recreational sport results in transgender people struggling alone with stigmatization. Recreational sport guidelines identify inclusion as an imperative in recreational sport participation, yet they have failed...