September 15, 2015 9:47 PMCategory: Physical Activity

APA Joins Surgeon General to #StepItUp in Las Vegas

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With the recent call to action promoting walking and walkable communities, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy visited Myrtle Tate Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada. Joining him was APA member Greg Toth, AICP, of APA’s Nevada Chapter, providing the local connection to how communities can enable residents to walk more. Planners help shape the places […]

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September 10, 2015 2:15 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Answering the Call to Walk

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a call to Americans yesterday that, put simply, urges them to begin to walk more. APA’s Anna Ricklin, AICP, was quoted in USA Today about this call to action: “How your community is planned really has a lot to do with how healthy you are …” Ricklin is the manager […]

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