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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 ...

Bikestation Long Beach is a state-of-the-art center offering cyclists a haven for safeguarding their vehicles with convenient connections to the Metro Blue Line, Long Beach Transit, regional buses ...

The Edible Schoolyard at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School is an organic teaching garden that engages the school's 950 students in all aspects of growing, harvesting and preparing nutritious, s ...

Hoping to enhance an already bicycle-friendly city, the Berkeley City Council adopted the Berkeley Bicycle Plan in 2000, creating a comprehensive vision of the future of bicycling in the city. Sinc ...

Loction Efficient Mortgages (LEM) allows homebuyers to reap financial advantage from an active lifestyle. It allows homebuyers to borrow more money to buy homes in neighborhoods with a mix of desti ...

This program the the Metropolitan Transportation Commission of California's Bay Area uses federal transportation funds to create more vital and livable neighborhoods. The program supports local ...

Palo Alto.s Bikestation is a safe storage area for bicycles, helping make it practical for bicycles to be used for commuting. The station allows users to park their bikes during the day or overnigh ...

The Sacramento City Council adopted "Pedestrian Friendly Street Standards in February, 2004, designed to "encourage alternate mode use, especially walking and bicycling, by working toward a balance ...

Davis, California, is often called the most bicycle-friendly city in the country. Since the 1960.s, when university students and other advocates began to demand better treatment for bicyclists, it ...

In 1993, a elementary school parent concerned about he lack of neighborhood sidewalks contacted Bruce Appleyard, a transportation and community planning expert. Appleyard was asked to help lead an ...

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