• A Walk in the Park: Irvine, the City of Trails

    There are over 50 miles of off-street trails in the city of Irvine, making  for trails and parkways that lead to destinations throughout the city. As a city planned from...
  • Mall Walking, A Year-Round Solution

    Did you know that walking can help reduce or prevent diabetes, heart disease, depression–and even some forms of cancer? Everybody has what it takes to stay happy, healthy and strong....
  • Walks Of Life: Rails To Trails

    What once were thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks have now become thousands of miles of trails. We go for a walk on one of those trails in Washington,...
  • Rewarding Pedestrians: Creating a Good Walking Environment

    Walkability has many health, environmental and economic benefits, but what exactly makes a city pedestrian friendly? There are several ways to make a community more walkable. Cities can improve the...
  • Building Sidewalks: A Road to Walk On

    One of the key components of a walkable neighborhood is the sidewalk—the roadway for pedestrians. Find out how good sidewalks help prevent pedestrian collisions with motor vehicles and have a...
  • Parks: Made for Walking

    Parks are an essential component of any city’s infrastructure. They play a vital role in improving the social, economic and physical well being of urban areas and its residents. Parks,...
  • Public Transit: Walkable Cities

    The demand for transportation choices and walkable communities is always growing. Recent studies have found that people who live in communities with high-quality public transportation drive less, exercise more, live...
  • The New Times Square: A Walk to Remember

    New York City’s Times Square is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway theater district and one of the world’s busiest pedestrian intersections. According to Travel + Leisure magazine’s October...
  • Bob Sallis, MD: Wear a Pedometer

    Studies show that people who use pedometers walk more on a daily basis. In this video Dr. Sallis explains how using a step counter pedometer is a great way to...
  • Walk The Talk: Therapy in Motion

    Meet Clay Cockrell, a New York social worker and founder of Walk & Talk Therapy, who calls Central Park his main office. He is part of a group of mental...

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Active Living Research: Annual Conference 2017

The ALR 2017 annual conference will be held February 26 – March 1, 2017 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Visit the official ALR2017 conference website here: www.alr-conference.com Register now! The 2017 Active Living Research Annual Conference brings together active living researchers and champions from over 30 disciplines to advance knowledge and action around active communities. The…

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How to Start or Join a Walking Club

Tired of walking alone? Looking for a new way to motivate yourself and others to get moving? Starting your very own Walking Club is a good way to expand your workout group – and help many people improve their heart health. Resources to Start Your Own Walking Club Here is a library of how-to guides…

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Free Webinar “Advancing Neighborhood Change Through Equity and Inclusion”

Join Us for a Free Webinar Wednesday, March 21st 1pm ET / 10 am PT Walkability is at the cornerstone of creating neighborhoods that are vital and vibrant, allowing all members of a community to enjoy health, social and economic benefits in a variety of forms. In this webinar we will aim to look at…

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