The American Heart Association aims to get people moving by organizing a National Walking Day. Follow some of these easy suggestions to participate in National Walking Day.
Walkable neighborhoods will help keep baby boomers active and healthy after retirement.
As gas prices continue to rise, so does car sharing. Walk Score lists the top 10 car share cities in North America.
Walking School Buses make a big impact by improving health, building community and filling in where school budgets fall short.
Walk this way, to support the revitalization of a pedestrian-friendly America.
The bike-ped movement is growing; meet one of the newest leaders advocating for pedestrians.
American leaders are planning to launch a national summit recognizing the benefits of walking for health.
By analyzing park distribution in the biggest U.S. cities, studies show the long-term benefits — environmental and psychological — of having accessible parks in a city.
How does your city rate for bikeability? Check the Bike Score website.
Send your children to school on foot or by bike on Oct. 9, 2013 to celebrate National Walk to School Day.
A Danish study has found that concentration improves among students who bicycle or walk to school.
Advocating for biking during election season can result in the government focusing on bikeability and walkability.
Crossing flags could improve pedestrian safety and walkability in your city. Find out how to start a program in your own neighborhood.
Walking to school promotes healthy living among young people.
Most Americans use vehicles to travel less than three miles, a distance that can easily be walked. Choosing active transportation over vehicles can improve your health, decrease your spending and minimize all that time you spend at stop lights.
As soon as my wife, son and I stepped off the Shepler’s Ferry, one of only three ferry services to Mackinac Island, our connection to motorized transport ceased to exist. Since 1898, cars and nearly every other form of motorized, gas-guzzling transportation are illegal on this Michigan island.
Biking and walking to work have significant health benefits, according to a new study. Pedestrians and cyclists have lower risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, and tend not to be overweight.
Cam enjoys a magical walk through a winter wonderland while cutting and hauling firewood.
Submit your best photos of biking and walking for a chance to win a free, 10-day bike trip to Italy!
If you would like to be represented by more elected officials who support environmental safeguards for our air, water, and land, take a look at these resources, including the League of Conservation Voters' National Environmental Scorecard.
History and those who may have crossed or used your homestead before you discovered it. Treasure is where you find it.
Shorter length and smaller kid friendly hand loop makes it easier for children to handle their four-legged friends
World Car Free Day is an annual international event to raise awareness about alternative transportation. Every Sept. 22, cities and towns around the globe recognize the negative impacts of car pollution and encourage walking or biking as ways to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Show your thanks for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy leaders by nominating someone you know for a national Advocacy Award.
Susie Stephens' memorial now grows in the city of her tragic death.
The United States has one of the lowest rates of active transportation in the world, leading to poor cardiovascular health and other diseases.
Technology similar to that used for tracking street use may be used to track pedestrians and keep them safe.
Watching TV or sitting may take time off of your life expectancy, according to an Australian study.
Ian Klepetar has been living out of a tent — and building a business empire that benefits bicyclists.
Are you up to the 2 Mile Challenge? Sign up and help replace 100,000 car trips with healthy, pollution-free bicycle travel!
It is hard to believe but after more than 20 years of successful federal investment in biking and walking facilities, Congressional leaders are poised to eliminate dedicated funding for biking and walking.