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  • Active Living Network among "Top 10 Websites of 2007"
    Apr 3 2007

    Active Living Network is ranked among the "Top 10 websites of 2007" by Planetizen, an online portal and go-to resource for planning, design, and development news and information. The annu...

  • Multi-state project promotes walking & bicycling to school
    Apr 3 2007

    The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) National Partnership has selected nine key states and the District of Columbia to participate in a project to promote walking and biking to school. Funded by the

  • Journal highlights top Active Living Research papers, findings
    Apr 3 2007

    The March/April 2007 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion is devoted to Active Living Research, highlighting more than a dozen select papers presented at the third annual Active Living...

  • Apply to the Sustainable Communities Awards Program
    Apr 3 2007

    Applications are open until May 11 for the Sustainable Communities Awards Program, run by the National Association of Counties. The program recognizes outstanding county partnershi...

  • Trips For Kids brings cycling to underserved youth
    Apr 3 2007

    Trips for Kids, a national nonprofit that started as a one-woman operation in Marin County, California, is celebrating the formation of its 50th chapter. The organization and its nonprofit partners...

  • Active Living Research call for proposals
    Apr 3 2007

    The round seven call for proposals is open from Active Living Research, which will inform the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. Responses a...

  • NRPA hosts first National Health & Livability Summit
    Apr 3 2007

    The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is hosting the first-ever National Health and Livability Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 17-19, 2007. The Summit will examine the contributi...

  • Rockefeller Foundation Establishes Jane Jacobs Medal
    Feb 22 2007

    The Rockefeller Foundation announced the creation of the "Jane Jacobs Medal," which will honor the late author, activist and urban visionary by recognizing individuals whose accomplishments exempli...

  • "Wayfinding system" promotes walking in Portland
    Feb 22 2007

    More than 100 new street signs throughout downtown Portland, Oregon, aim to help locals and tourists navigate the city on foot. The "wayfinding" signs feature maps, nearby attractions and other att...

  • New briefs offer policy goals for improving PE in schools
    Feb 22 2007

    Two new briefs highlight findings on the state of PE in California schools, along with specific recommendations and policy goals to make physical activity more accessible for school children. The C...