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Shining a spotlight on New York City, a new study published in the March/April issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion reports that city dwellers living in densely populated, pedestrian-f ...

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EPA is soliciting applications from communities seeking to incorporate smart growth techniques in their future development. State, local, regional, or tribal governments that apply before the March ...

Small towns along the Georgia coast expect an economic boost if an abandoned railroad system is approved for a bicycle and pedestrian trail. The rails-to-trails system would connect several coastal ...

Citing lack of infrastructure and safety as the biggest obstacles to non-motorized transportation, the Vermont Agency of Transportation will encourage local governments and planners to incorporate ...

Communities throughout the Lake Tahoe region plan to revive small-town charm and old world development patterns by employing New Urbanism principles that create walkable, compact, mixed-use neighbo ...

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) encourages Britain’s city planners and architects to build communities with health and exercise in mind. CABE believes designing f ...

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A study published in the January/February issue of American Journal of Health Promotion emphasizes the connection between physical activity and the built environment, and demonstrates the importanc ...

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A new organization housed at Penn State University aims to build national capacity for collaboration across sectors in support of active living and healthy eating strategies. The Institute for Coll ...

According to a city official and a landscape architect in Ala., sidewalks are making a come back nationwide. With citizens demanding safer opportunities to walk, suburbs such as Mountain Brook, Ala ...

A landmark study by Reid Ewing, an associate professor at the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth, finds that youth living in sprawling counties are more likely to be obese ...

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