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New Haven is a ethnically and socio-economically diverse city north of New York with a population of 123,000. While a comparatively high percentage of city residents bike and walk to work, they hav ...

The Salt Lake City Council has been focusing their efforts on making the City more pedestrian friendly. In January 2005 the City Council approved a "walkable communities" ordinance, which ...

Officials and residents hoping to make their communities safer for walking and biking often need to study existing streets and neighborhoods to understand what to change. The Walkability and Bikabi ...

New Boston has been chosen for a pilot program for the .Livable, Walkable Communities. initiative of New Hampshire Celebrates Wellness (NHCW), a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating healthy ...

A visionary statewide plan was adopted in 2002 with the goal of establishing pedestrian travel as a viable, convenient, and safe transportation choice throughout Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Pedestrian ...

Located near the rapidly growing metropolis of Charlotte, the town of Cornelius was beginning to feel the pressures of urban sprawl. Rather than allow unregulated development to destroy the town.s ...

With downtowns across the nation experiencing an influx of new residents and businesses, the city government of Topeka realized it needed a systematic plan if it hoped to create a vibrant, livable ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign is a national awards program that recognizes municipalities that actively support bicycling. A Bicycle-Friendly Community provides safe accommodation for cyc ...

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