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This study supports the effectiveness of Safe Routes to School (SR2S) construction projects in increasing walking or bicycling to school for children who would pass these projects on their way to s ...

This report introduces the concept of Latino New Urbanism, which emphasizes the promotion of socially integrated communities through increased pedestrian activity. This approach to development resp ...

Employees in California are spending their lunch hours walking to local parks and attractions as part of California State Parks. Take a Hike program.

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A partner of the Active Living Network, Humboldt Partnership for Active Living, highlighted the need for change in its walkability audit of West Eureka, Calif.

This paper outlines a new approach to the urban planning process.

With an agreement on the .complete streets. pedestrian plan, Alameda County, Calif., supervisors will focus on improving streets and sidewalks for pedestrians.

Preserving trees and maintaining bicycle and pedestrian thoroughfares dominated the concerns of Berkeley.s residents at a community meeting, where plans for the redesign of the downtown BART statio ...

The City of Rohnert Park, Calif., voted to restrict new drive-thru windows to foster healthier, more walkable communities and cut pollution from idling engines.

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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