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Walkable Communities

The 5 Most Crucial Health Issues Americans Face Today

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Since Dr. Vivek Murthy was appointed U.S. surgeon general last year, the U.K.-born doctor has made it his priority to fast-track the American public t...

Surgeon General: Every Community Needs to Be Walkable

Jared Green | Posted 09.11.2015 | Green
Jared Green

We must build strong partnerships between the public health and medical communities on one side and the planning and design worlds on the other to make sure this nationwide shift back to walking gets planned, designed, and built.

Walking Revolution to Make Us Happier and Healthier

Jay Walljasper | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Jay Walljasper

Our country's low rate of physical activity compared to other nations is not just laziness. To get Americans back on their feet, we need to make movement once again a natural part of daily life.

No, This Is Why We're Fat!

Marianne Cusato | Posted 07.09.2012 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Dismissing community design in fighting obesity is irresponsible. In 30 years, the number of overweight children in the U.S has tripled, and there's a direct correlation between the reduction in walking and biking and increased weight.

Hiking in Cities

Michael Koenigs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Koenigs

Making cities "walkable" again has become an imperative for urban planners seeking to lure populations back from the sprawling suburbs.