Latest Walkability Stories
SEATTLE, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York has been named America's most walkable city by Seattle-based Walk ScoreÂ®, in its list of America's Most Walkable Cities and Neighborhoods. Miami, Minneapolis and Oakland are new additions to the top ten.
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.
RALEIGH, N.C., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All across North Carolina, from Ahoskie to Charlotte, citizens are joining Shape Your World, a statewide movement that is creating safer, healthier, more connected communities.
Makeover Scheme for Seattle Neighborhood Emphasizes Sustainability, Transit Access WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of students representing the University of Michigan has won the $50,000 top prize in the 2011 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D.
People who live in walkable communities are more civically involved and have greater levels of trust than those who live in less walkable neighborhoods.
SEATTLE, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, the merry crew at Walk Score has added new features that make it easier to walk off that big meal and escape awkward family situations.
International Walk to School Day Activities Mark 11 Years of FedEx Support of Safe Kids Worldwide WASHINGTON, Oct.
Study reveals the role of neighborhood design in reducing pollution and improving physical activity.
Obesity linked to fewer neighborhood food options.
U.S. researchers say a person who lives in a neighborhood with more fast food outlets and less opportunities to walk has a higher risk of weight gain.
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