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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 ...

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” [PDF]. R ...

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 Hea ...

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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 ...

“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 cut ...

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 ...

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 that the s ...

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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 reducin ...

Filed In: Resource | Health | News | Texas

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-page article discu ...

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 ...

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