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Among students who lived within one mile of school 43 years ago, 88 percent...– Why Johnny Can’t Ride Not just the decline of neighborhood schools.
As a neighborhood moves up each step of the five-step walkability ladder, the...– Now Coveted - A Walkable, Convenient Place - NYTimes.com
the estimated health benefits of cycling were substantially larger than the...– Environmental Health Perspectives: Do the Health Benefits of Cycling Outweigh the Risks? Show me the numbers!
There’s an exhilaration you get from self-propelled transportation– This Is How We Ride - NYTimes.com David Byrne on biking in New York
Bikes have morphed from a way to get some exercise and fresh air into a real...– Traverse City Record Eagle : Editorial: Bike route designation aids 2-wheeled tourism My local paper of record starting to get it.
For decades, the trend was to larger homes. Now, people don’t want to...– How Homeownership Has Changed in America And Why You Shouldn’t Give Up on Buying | Visions | AlterNet
In residential settings with large numbers of children, speed management appears...– Studies Refute DOT’s Claim That One-Way Avenues Are Safer | Streetsblog New York City
What is Your City’s ParkScore? →
City Parks Blog Acreage+Access+Service & Investment
Today, it’s not the most critical thing in the world to have the most exciting...– Has the passion gone out of America’s fabled love affair with the automobile? - The Washington Post
The neighborhoods that had more trees and more gardens and things seemed to have...– Trees linked to less crime, research finds - Baltimore Sun
Although bicycle and complete streets proponents, of which I am one, may feel...– Are Bicycle Proponents Spinning Their Wheels? | Sean Warner
It’s not a coincidence that older neighborhoods built before the dominance...– A short walk reveals the simple delights of cities worth loving | Kaid Benfield’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC
The most likely explanations for the lack of increase in crashes are reduced...– American Public Health Association - Evaluating the Safety Effects of Bicycle Lanes in New York City
On My Walk to Work I Saw a Poor, Flat Squirrel His Tail Was Nearby– Ann Arbor’s GetDowntown Blog’s Walk to work Haiku challenge.
I understand her position as the principal she needs to be in charge of all of...– After 65 Kenowa Hills seniors suspended for riding bikes to school, parents bring anger, gift for principal at board meeting | MLive.com
The Best US Cities for Walkers - Prevention.com →
For our well-being, we need places– Great city characteristics make us happier. Unless they don’t. | Kaid Benfield’s Blog Searching for the happy rubric.
roads that are “safer” for high-speed, inattentive driving are, by definition,...– Making Roads “Safer”? | Dom’s Plan B Blog
The results suggest that for a one-point increase in Walk Score, we can expect a...– The Urban Premium: Walk Score Linked to Housing Prices | Streetsblog.net 1 => .5%
America Bikes--Bipartisan issue →
80 percent of Republican respondents and 88 percent of Democrat respondents think Congress should maintain or increase federal funds for biking and walking.
Yes, I do have a driver’s license. No, I do not wish I had a car.– Teens: Let me ride my bicycle in peace - ContraCostaTimes.com Well said, let freedom reign.
That’s because bicycles are an essential part of our culture and our...– The Next Great Technology Platform: The Bicycle - Jason Severs - Technology - The Atlantic
Any automobile-centric policy needs to be called out for what they are, for one thing, pro-obesity policies.
Why complete streets?– A model City Councilor, Ellen Kehr Complete streets consider all users “There are numerous benefits to complete streets and the value that they bring to both our individual lives and communities as a whole. They provide accessibility to seniors, children and people with disabilities. They...
They can look at cyclists and think, “That could be me.– Why There’s No War Between Drivers and Cyclists in the Netherlands - Commute - The Atlantic Cities
To women, it was a steed upon which they rode into a new world.– Getting More Women On Bikes