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Founder & Director, Safe Routes to Schools “I’m not an exercise person,” says Wendi Kallins, creator and director of the award-winning Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) program in Marin Count ...

Republican Governor of Arkansas For Governor Mike Huckabee, active living is personal. “I learned firsthand the dangers of unhealthy living,” says Governor Huckabee, who was diagnosed with t ...

Founder and Executive Director, Sustainable South Bronx Lifelong South Bronx resident Majora Carter witnessed years of myopic city planning that steadily diminished opportunities for people to wal ...

Executive Director, Walkable Communities Dan Burden began his career planning outdoor adventure programs for youth hostels, and has been devising ways to get people outdoors for more than 35 ye ...

In 1992, concerned elementary school parents and neighbors asked Bruce Appleyard to help them deal with a dangerous traffic situation that was keeping kids from safely walking or biking to their sc ...

An interview with Patrick Miller, president of the American Society of Landscape ArchitectsFor the second year in a row, The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has made Design for Acti ...

Winnebago Tribe member Lance Morgan, founder of the $95 million tribe-run corporation Ho-Chunk, Inc, has been featured in Fortune magazine and dubbed by Inc. magazine as among “America’s 25 mos ...

Ron Sims, executive of King County, Washington, is working to make the county—which includes the City of Seattle—the healthiest in the nation. In an interview with the Active Living Network, Si ...

Katherine Perez is pioneering Latino New Urbanism, an emerging approach to development that responds to Latinos’ lifestyle patterns and cultural preferences for walkable, mixed-use communities.Pe ...

Richard Louv’s latest book, “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder” (Algonquin Books 2005), includes a startling quote from a fourth grader, “I like to p ...

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