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Project for Public Spaces [PPS] is offering a transportation and placemaking training course for professionals, elected officials and citizen activists. From a walking tour of recent New York City ...

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has earmarked $111 million to help expand and improve playgrounds at 290 schools most in need of open space. It is part of the $1.2 billion PlaNYC, a project t ...

Children are getting a workout at a video arcade in Spring Valley, New York, where body-activated controls like boxing gloves blend the physical and virtual. The 1,200-square-foot arcade, Exergame ...

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced today $4.5 million in grants to nine projects nationwide that will participate in an effort to help communities embrace active living and healthy eating. Each ...

Trips for Kids, a national nonprofit that started as a one-woman operation in Marin County, California, is celebrating the formation of its 50th chapter. The organization and its nonprofit partners ...

The Rockefeller Foundation announced the creation of the “Jane Jacobs Medal,” which will honor the late author, activist and urban visionary by recognizing individuals whose accomplishments exe ...

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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City planners can—and should—support policies and zoning regulations that encourage everyday physical activity and access to healthy food, especially among communities at greatest risk for obes ...

In a recent interview, New York City Planning Director Amanda Burden touches on the importance of mixed-use development and creating healthy, activity-friendly neighborhoods. Her advice to aspiring ...

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 ...

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