Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
May 1, 2002 | Program Result
Gateway Homes of Greater Richmond (Va.) constructed a three-mile hiking and biking trail on its 30-acre campus and purchased eight mountain bicycles, bicycle helmets, water bottles and first-aid kits.
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.
July 1, 2005 | Program Result
Between January and June 2004, fifth grade students at the Burnt Chimney Elementary School in Wirtz, Va., participated in a comprehensive program designed to increase their daily physical activity.