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Pedestrian Environmental Data Scan (PEDS)

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Pedestrian Environmental Data Scan
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Active Living Research Program.

"The PEDS instrument was developed to measure environmental features that relate to walking in varied environments in the US. The audit instrument was designed to specifically address pedestrian concerns as well as minimize cost and implementation time. An electronic (palmOS) version of the audit is available, as are extensive training materials."

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

Used to measure: 

  • Indicator ST5: Readiness and Need
  • Indicator MT5: Nutrition Supports
  • Indicator MT6: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior Supports