Distinguished Professor, Family Medicine and Public Health
University of California, San Diego

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  Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS)
 

The Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS) was developed to collect audit data on the pedestrian environment and walkability in neighborhoods.

Main Citations

Cain, K.L., Millstein, R.A., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L., Gavand, K.A., Frank, L.D., Saelens, B.E., Geremia, C.M., Chapman, J., Adams, M.A., Glanz, K., King, A.C. (2014). Contribution of Streetscape Audits to Explanation of Physical Activity in Four Age Groups Based on the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS), Social Science & Medicine, 116, 82-92. Link

Millstein, R.A., Cain, K.L., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L., Geremia, C., Frank, L.D., Chapman, J., Van Dyck, D., Dipzinski, L.R., Kerr, J., Glanz, K., Saelens, B.E. (2013). Development, scoring and reliability of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS). BMC Public Health,13:403. Link

Sallis, J.F., Cain, K.L., Conway, T.L., Gavand, K., Millstein, R.A., Geremia, C.M., Frank, L.D., Saelens, B.E., Glanz, K., and King, A.C. (2015). Is your neighborhood designed to support physical activity? A brief streetscape audit tool. Preventing Chronic Disease, 12:150098. Posted online September 3, 2015. Link 

Kurka, J.M., Adams, M.A., Geremia, C., Zhu, W., Cain, K.L., Conway, T.L., and Sallis, J.F. (2016).  Comparison of field and online observations for measuring land uses using the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS). Journal of Transport and Health, 3, 278-286.  Link 

Zhu, W., Sun, Y., Kurka, J., Geremia, C., Engelberg, J.K., Cain, K., Conway, T., Sallis, J.F., Hooker, S., and Adams, M.A. (2017). Reliability between online raters with varying familiarities of a region: Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS). Landscape and Urban Planning, 167, 240-248. Released online July 14, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.06.014

Phillips, C.B., Engelberg, J.K., Geremia, C.M., Zhu, W., Kurka, J., Cain, K.L., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L., and Adams, M.A. (2017). Online versus in-person comparison of Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS) assessments: Reliability of alternate methods. International Journal of Health Geographics, 16:27. DOI 10.1186/s12942-017-0101-0.
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Cain, K.L., Gavand, K.A., Conway, T.L., Geremia, C.M., Millstein, R.A., Frank, L.D., Saelens, B.E., Adams, M.A., Glanz, K., King, A.C., and Sallis, J.F. (2017). Developing and validating an abbreviated version of the Microscale Audit for Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS-Abbreviated). Journal of Transport and Health, 5, 84-96. Link

 

MAPS Full

MAPS Full Comprehensive Manual

MAPS Full Survey

MAPS Full Person/Route-level aggregation syntax

MAPS Full Recodes and Subscale creation syntax

MAPS Full Reliability Tables: Route

MAPS Full Reliability Tables: Segment

MAPS Full Reliability Tables: Crossing

MAPS Full Reliability Tables: Cul-de-Sac

MAPS Full Data Dictionary
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MAPS Abbreviated

MAPS Abbreviated Survey
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MAPS Abbreviated Protocol and Picture Guide
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MAPS Abbreviated Data Dictionary
maps full data dict

MAPS Abbreviated Online: Item-level Reliability of Alternate Methods
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MAPS Mini

MAPS Mini Survey
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MAPS Mini Data Dictionary
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MAPS Mini Protocol and Picture Guide
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MAPS Global

Main Citations

Van Wollenghem, G., Ghekiere, A., Cardon, G., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., D’Haese, S., Geremia, C.M., Lenoir, M., Sallis, J.F., Verhoeven, H., and Van Dyck, D. (2016). Using an audit tool (MAPS Global) to assess the characteristics of the physical environment related to walking for transport in youth: Reliability of Belgian data. International Journal of Health Geographics, 15: 41. DOI: 10.1186/s12942-016-0069-1 Open access: Link

Cain, K.L., Geremia, C.M., Conway, T.L., Frank, L.D., Chapman, J.E., Fox, E.H., Timperio, A., Veitch, J., Van Dyck, D., Verhoeven, H., Reis, R., Augusto, A., Cerin, E., Mellecker, R.R., Queralt, A., Molina-Garcia, J., and Sallis, J.F. (2018). Development and reliability of a streetscape observation instrument for international use: MAPS-Global. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 15:19. DOI 10.1186/s12966-018-0650-z. Open access: Link

 

 

MAPS Global Tool
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MAPS Global Tool Spanish Version
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MAPS Global Abstract
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MAPS Global Dictionary

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MAPS Global Procedures and Picture Guide
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MAPS Global Item-Level Reliability Tables
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