Note: As of January 1, 2008, the Active Living Network is no longer operational. To stay connected to the active living movement, visit RWJF's related national programs: http://www.rwjf.org/programareas/npolist.jsp?pid=1138.
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A cover story in this month’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports wide disparities in obesity rates between King County ZIP codes. Evidence from a University of Washington study asserts that the s ...

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A healthy, green development open to allThe tale of the High Point neighborhood in West Seattle, Wash., reads like a Cinderella story: A crumbling, impoverished neighborhood is transformed into a v ...

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 ...

As obesity rates continue to rise, planners in Seattle and King County, Wash., are examining the impact of the built environment on public health through health impact assessments. These assessment ...

Seven community coalitions in Oregon and southwest Washington state have received funding to promote physical activity and healthy eating locally. The first round of grants from the Alliance for th ...

The WCPPA is committed to developing and fostering multi-disciplinary partnerships that include representatives from public health, city planning, transportation, architecture and other fields. It ...

Cyclists in Seattle are touting more than better health and savings at the gas pump—they're demonstrating considerable political clout and catalyzing a cultural shift towards creating activit ...

Marymoor Park in King County, Washington, is accessible by bicycle or foot for residents far beyond the immediate neighborhood because of its extensive trail connections. This large park has ball ...

Moses Lake, a town of 15,000 residents in Eastern Washington, was selected in 2002 by the Washington State Department of Health as a pilot program for the Healthy Communities Project. This initiati ...

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 ...

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