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2011-07-29 13:39:00

Measure a Good Step, but More Work is Needed to Enhance Community Livability CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making Chicago streets safer for pedestrians.

2011-06-28 21:02:39

Canadians aren't the only people concerned with weather, eh?

2011-05-24 12:00:00

Programs and policies to promote safer streets and walking threatened as Congress debates renewal of federal transportation bill WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,700 pedestrians were killed in the U.S.

2011-02-21 13:38:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The news that more than 622 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related accidents in Washington since 2000 does not appear to deter nearly one-third of Washington drivers who, according to PEMCO Insurance's latest poll, admit to jaywalking.

2011-01-05 08:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Federation of the Blind today commended President Barack Obama for signing into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S.

2010-12-16 14:14:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.

2010-12-16 13:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S.

2010-10-25 13:41:35

The annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating is a good time to teach children the importance of incorporating walking into a daily routine to increase physical activity.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.