Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
August 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This study reveals links between built environment, the likelihood of certain populations to walk in their neighborhoods, and overweight outcomes.
March 1, 2004 | Program Result
The East Coast Greenway Alliance created a logo and trail signs to promote the use of the East Cost Greenway, a 2,600-mile urban walking and biking trail that will link cities and towns from Maine to Florida.
September 7, 2011 | Story
Winning Strategies in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity.
March 25, 2009 | Book
Analysis of data from a 2001-2002 survey of travel within the Atlanta area found those who make more mass transit trips are more likely to walk 30 or more minutes per day, enough to meet a government recommendation for physical activity.