May 17, 2016 1:29 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Infrastructure Week is May 16-23

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  Infrastructure Week is May 16 – 23 and is an opportunity to recognize the important role of infrastructure in the economy, the health and safety of the public, and the strength of communities across the country. The theme this year is “Infrastructure Matters”, telling the story of what infrastructure means to Americans. Although Infrastructure […]

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November 23, 2015 10:27 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Making Streets Safer in St. Louis

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The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Partnership – Active Living Workgroup in St. Louis is using the Plan4Health funding to increase opportunities for physical activity by making city streets safer. As the coalition noted in its October press release: The City of St. Louis continues to be designated as a Pedestrian Focus City by the […]

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October 8, 2015 9:18 PMCategory: Physical Activity

What Can Your Street Do for You?

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This entry is re-posted from the APA Sustaining Places Blog. To read more from APA, click here. By Lindsay Maurer Braun Doctoral Student Department of City and Regional Planning University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Making the case for active transportation projects isn’t always easy in a world built for four wheels. Against the backdrop […]

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