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2014-05-20 12:20:43

Older adults, children most threatened by streets built for speed, not safety WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,000 people were killed while walking in the U.S.

2014-05-15 08:36:09

New Research Shows How Diverse Blocks Provide Economic and Cultural Opportunities Not Found in Newer Neighborhoods SEATTLE and WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research

2014-02-25 12:24:21

Video, slideshows, interactive maps in Made for Walking on Inkling CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb.

2013-07-31 23:23:28

This online tool will serve to allow anyone to participate in designing the potential future of their own community, as well as of their own building or business idea. Rock

Healthy Neighborhood Lowers Obesity Level
2013-06-07 09:11:10

Neighborhoods that include restaurants and businesses that support healthy eating choices can make a “measurable” difference in the battle against obesity, according to a new study led by researchers at the Drexel University School of Public Health.

2013-05-21 23:23:45

While New Jersey’s self-proclaimed “Smart Realtor,” Lina Panza, loves walkable neighborhoods for many reasons, one of her favorite aspects of walkable places is the positive effect walkable

Permitted Left Turns Present Serious Danger For Pedestrians
2013-04-03 12:03:34

A new study shows that 'permitted' left turns are particularly dangerous for pedestrians. According to their research, four to nine percent of the time, drivers don’t bother to check for bikers or walkers before they make their turn.


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