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Jan. 19 – APHA Webinar: Creating Walkable Communities: a Health in All Policies Approach

Creating Walkable Communities: a Health in All Policies Appr
RegisterTuesday, Jan. 19
1 p.m. EST

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities demonstrates the importance of increasing physical activity and preventing chronic disease through walking and creating walkable communities. This webinar will focus on the second goal of the call to action — Design Communities that Make It Safe and Easy to Walk for People of All Ages and Abilities — and will show how state and local communities are working across sectors to design walkable communities for all. Register now!

Save the Date for FitCity Miami 3 – 2/19/2016

Chicago’s first BRT to speed up east-west travel in Loop

The Active Transportation Alliance announced that service began in the Loop Link corridor – Chicago’s first bus rapid transit project – on Sunday, December 20. This is a new improvement for thousands of Chicago residents who ride, bike and walk across the Loop each day.  According to the Alliance, the addition of dedicated bus lanes rightly gives transit riders priority downtown while freeing up space for protected bike lanes and people walking.

Learn more and read the full article at: http://activetrans.org/blog/chicagos-first-bus-rapid-transit-corridor-will-speed-east-west-travel-loop