• Walks of Life: ArtNight Pasadena

    Every year, in the spring and the fall, Pasadena, California – home of the world famous Tournament of Roses and Rose Bowl games opens the doors to its museums, galleries...
  • Ocean Discovery Institute for Kids

    Founded in 1999 to help fill in gaps in science education, the non-profit Ocean Discovery Institute sees about 6,000 students participate in their free programs each year. As its name...
  • Walks of Life – Treadmill Tips

    Get the most out of your walking by continuing to challenge yourself! Learn how to adjust your treadmill’s speed and incline to increase the challenge. Be sure to use your...
  • Tijuana Estuary – Walking in Nature

    Visit the Tijuana Estuary and, whether you know it or not, you’re experiencing what it may have been like to stand on the beach in Southern California hundreds of years...
  • Jaxin’s Asthma – Soccer and KP Success Story

    When 8-year old Jaxin was diagnosed with asthma, everyone thought she’d never play team sports but nothing was going to stop her from running and kicking the ball across the...
  • Side Effects: Alison’s Story of Stroke and Recovery

    Alison Bonds Shapiro once dreamed of illustrating her own children’s book but several debilitating strokes destroyed that dream along with her ability to walk. Alison’s determination to walk again not...
  • City Works: West Hollywood

    Mayor John D’Amico believes that “West Hollywood is one part actual place and one part state of mind. It has a long history of inventing the culture that other cities...
  • City Walk: Metro Gold Line

    The Gold Line is a light rail running from Pasadena to East Los Angeles via Downtown Los Angeles serving several attractions, including Little Tokyo, Union Station, the Southwest Museum, Chinatown,...
  • City Walk: Heart Health

    Each year in the United States 600,000 people die of heart disease. Keeping your heart healthy can be as simple as adding some movement into your daily routine. Research shows...
  • CicLAvia

    CicLAvia is Los Angeles’ outdoor experiment in car-free urbanism. CicLAvia creates a temporary park for free, simply by removing cars from city streets, to make them safe for people to...

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The Case for Nontraditional Funding of Trails

Private money can speed progress, gain public trust and lead to big results In the pre-Intertwine days, Metro’s Blue Ribbon Committee for Trails thoughtfully strategized about how to fund the region’s vision for an interconnected network of trails. Supported by a team led by Metro and including staff from the City of Portland, Oregon State…

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What The Outdoors Can Do For Our Mood And Well-Being

What do you do to lift your spirits when you’re down in the dumps? Watch TV? Listen to music? Cry and eat a pint of ice-cream? Perhaps a better solution is to simply sit outside. A connection with nature may actually help to make us happier and healthier individuals. Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “an…

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Walkable Communities Save Lives

How urgent would your work feel if you knew you were saving lives? Healthy community advocates often tolerate pushbacks and delays on new sidewalks or needed crosswalks as we talk about how improved physical environments enhance health, create a sense of community and even have economic benefits. But let’s remember that we are also preventing…

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