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3/7/2013
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.  
10/23/2010
Ian Klepetar has been living out of a tent — and building a business empire that benefits bicyclists.
11/21/2012
Walking School Buses make a big impact by improving health, building community and filling in where school budgets fall short.
5/1/2013
American leaders are planning to launch a national summit recognizing the benefits of walking for health.
3/28/2013
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.
2/15/2013
A Danish study has found that concentration improves among students who bicycle or walk to school.
9/28/2012
Walking to School promotes healthy living among young people.
5/16/2014
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.
1/17/2012
Cam enjoys a magical walk through a winter wonderland while cutting and hauling firewood.
4/12/2012
In part, we owe our existence on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right for eubacteria to have a kingdom all on its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have certainly taken a “personal interest” in it.
4/12/2012
In part we owe our very existence here on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right and proper that eubacteria be a kingdom all of its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have taken a personal interest in it.
3/22/2010
One great thing about gardening that goes beyond soil building and crop rotations is its ability to bring people together. As spring is now officially here, it’s a great time to revel in all the pleasures the season is sure to bring. Please share your thoughts and stories about how gardening has brought people together in your life.
4/12/2012
In part, we owe our existence on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right for eubacteria to have a kingdom all on its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have certainly taken a “personal interest” in it.
4/12/2012
In part, we owe our existence on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right for eubacteria to have a kingdom all on its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have certainly taken a “personal interest” in it.
6/6/2013
How does one eat more of the right types of seafood to reap all the health benefits without going bald? Choose local!
8/8/2011
Submit your best photos of biking and walking for a chance to win a free, 10-day bike trip to Italy!
5/14/2013
The United States has one of the lowest rates of active transportation in the world, leading to poor cardiovascular health and other diseases.
1/21/2013
Watching TV or sitting may take time off of your life expectancy, according to an Australian study.
10/7/2013
Technology similar to that used for tracking street use may be used to track pedestrians and keep them safe.
9/17/2010
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.
11/28/2010
Show your thanks for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy leaders by nominating someone you know for a national Advocacy Award.
11/17/2011
I love rural life and modern homesteading, but there are days when the comfort of a city condo would be welcome indeed. And honestly? A relief.
4/25/2011
Susie Stephens' memorial now grows in the city of her tragic death.
10/18/2010
The bike-ped movement is growing; meet one of the newest leaders advocating for pedestrians.
4/13/2012
Robert Maxwell discusses the benefits of a rural lifestyle.
11/14/2011
Cole responds to a critic.
7/15/2010
Shorter length and smaller kid friendly hand loop makes it easier for children to handle their four-legged friends
11/14/2011
Cole responds to a critic.
10/16/2012
Recent reviews of several scientific studies support the idea that chocolate is good for your heart. A University of California/Berkeley Wellness Letter breaks down the good news on healthy chocolate.
11/21/2013
Honey from our backyard bees provide us with a sweetener, but just as important, honey has many health benefits.
5/17/2011
Are you up to the 2 Mile Challenge? Sign up and help replace 100,000 car trips with healthy, pollution-free bicycle travel!
7/8/2011
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.
4/25/2011
The United States imports more than $2.2 trillion worth of products from 150 countries every year. That's just crazy, given all the benefits that buying locally can bring to both consumers and communities.
9/16/2012
In this posting we discuss the benefits of converting to renewable energy sources vs. the consequences of continuing to use fossil fuels.
8/10/2010
Blueberries are a true fountain of youth. This article will introduce you to the health benefits, how to grow, how to harvest, and how to eat this wonderful fruit.


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