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  • Boston's mayor initiates a public bicycling crusade
    Oct 16 2007

    Routinely ranked as one of the worst cities for biking, Mayor Thomas Menino is working to transform Boston into a cyclist haven. One month after buying himself a silver, three-speed Trek, Mayor Men...

  • Walking and the state of the union
    Oct 16 2007

    This month the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released a report entitled "Safe Routes to School: 2007 State of the States" "Diversity in Physical Activity and Health" conference in Dallas
    Oct 16 2007

    Hosted by the Cooper Institute and the American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation, this three-day conference in Dallas, Texas, is devoted to "Diversity in Physical Activity and Healt...

  • Take action: register to be a local expert
    Oct 16 2007

    The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is recruiting individuals and organizations to register as local resources in their community. By signing up, your name joins a free searchable ...

  • 7th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
    Sep 18 2007

    "Building Safe, Healthy and Livable Communities" is the theme of the upcoming New Partners Smart Growth Conference, February 7-9, 2008, in Washington, D.C. The three-day conference features cutting...

  • Active Living Research unveils news website
    Sep 18 2007

    Active Living Research (ALR), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has revamped and launched its new website. A searchable database allows ALR grants, research results and reso...

  • "Overweight? Blame your ZIP code," pens Seattle newspaper
    Sep 18 2007

    A cover story in this month's Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports wide disparities in obesity rates between King County ZIP codes. Evidence from a University of Washington study asserts tha...

  • New research effort aims to reduce obesity among Latino children
    Sep 18 2007

    Funded by a $5.2 million, five-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, "Salud America! The National Latino Childhood Obesity Prevention Network" will research strategies for reducing ob...

  • USA Today features Complete Streets movement
    Sep 18 2007

    The concept of "complete streets"—roadways featuring bicycle lanes, sidewalks and room for mass transit—gained traction in a set of articles in USA Today. The front...

  • Hundreds apply for LEED-ND certification
    Aug 14 2007

    A total of 238 developments, hailing from 39 states and six countries, have signed up to participate in the LEED for Neighborhood Development pilot program. This pioneering national certification s...