Posts Tagged ‘ walking ’

Americans Do Not Walk The Walk, And That’s A Growing Problem | NPR

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

“Americans now walk the least of any industrialized nation in the world,” says writer Tom Vanderbilt. To find out why that is, Vanderbilt has been exploring how towns are built, how Americans view walking — and what might be done to get them moving around on their own two feet. Talking with Morning Edition co-host

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Alliance for Biking & Walking Releases 2012 Benchmarking Report

Jan 28th, 2012 | By

This week, the Alliance for Biking and Walking released its 2012 Benchmarking Report, and the timing is impeccable. As Streetsblog points out, the release coincides with the soon-to-appear national surface transportation bill, and in the tri-state region, it comes just after state legislatures have gotten into full swing. With statistics, case studies and loads of

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A trail in the making — The Norwalk River Valley Trail

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

The Norwalk River Valley Trail — an idea that’s been around for years — is moving from the realm of the possible to something far more tangible, starting this month.