Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
June 1, 2006 | Program Result Report
The National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education at the University of Maryland worked in three diverse Maryland communities to assess the implementation and likely impact of new land use and zoning codes on the walking environment.
March 1, 2004 | Program Result Report
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.
November 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate physical activity most days can be a challenge for working adults. The researchers rated workplace community zones according to numerous characteristics that were supportive or not of walking.