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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The Active Living Partnership at Stapleton (ALPS) promotes and studies the benefits of healthy community design in Stapleton and the surrounding neighborhoods. Over the next 15 to 20 years, the cit ...

Cool Cities is an initiative kicked off by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm in June of 2003. It is an urban strategy to revitalize communities, build community pride and retain workers that are leavin ...

Once a debris-ridden lot littered with the remains of two demolished buildings, a group of concerned citizens cleared the land to create this small farm. The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has ensured ...

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 ...

The Clearwater East-West Trail provides important 13-mile regional connection that link Tampa Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. When complete, the trail will connect with two primary north-south trails in ...

The PedNet Coalition, along with the City of Columbia, the University of Missouri and Columbia Public Schools, and many other partners have teamed up to create "Bike, Walk, Wheel: A Way of Lif ...

Clinton Hill neighborhood reclaims and revitalize 3.5-acre park for a safe, healthy environment for children. Mildred Helms Park, located in Newark, NJ in a predominately African-American and Latin ...

This project involves three Portland Metro area neighborhoods in two counties. Damascus, a 13,600-acre rural residential neighborhood of 3,600, merges significant development due to the recent ex ...

The Coalition for the Metropolitan Branch Trail was formed by local citizens to promote the creation of the Metropolitan Branch Trail. The coalition includes individuals, community organizations an ...

Rio Grande Riverpark will be a multi-use trail and open space network along the Rio Grande River in the El Paso del Norte region of Texas. The linear park along the Rio Grande has catalyzed a colla ...

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