Category Archives: walking

Taming the city’s mean streets: Rolling out slow zones

By Len Maniace Who would have thought that some of the most dramatic environmental changes in a decade would come from an agency in charge of New York City’s streets and bridges? But that’s what happened after Mayor Michael Bloomberg … Continue reading

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Building healthy living into our environment: let’s walk

By Len Maniace We’ve been conditioned to think of rural and suburban communities as ideal for healthy living, while cities as the opposite. In fact, a good case could be made for cities as champions of healthy living. Cities are … Continue reading

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The streets are alive with the sound of people

By Len Maniace Who could imagine a decade ago that traffic on New York’s honking, cursing, screeching streets would be shoved aside to make room for bicycles and pedestrians. Or that New Yorkers, born and bred, would join tourists shooting … Continue reading

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