Working Together to Create Walkable Communities

And the Surgeon General Says

Here we are in a new year looking back at the most important highlights of 2015. A lot has happened in the world of walkability and smart walkable communities. We are now seeing the connection between healthy living and wellness and  walking every day in safe comfortable environments being directly tied into good town and…

Walking for you, me and our future selves – the Walk Metro Vancouver Society

Walking for you, me and our future selves – the Walk Metro Vancouver Society   Walk Metro Vancouver’s Focus In 2015 Walk Metro Vancouver’s focus is on the importance of walkability for all ages. We want to hear from seniors’ groups in Metro Vancouver and have discussions on walkability-what is your experience, what your neighbourhood…

Why Walking Meetings Can Be Better Than Sitting Meetings

Walking meetings are a kind of a big deal at LinkedIn. On any given day you can find workers strolling and talking together on the bike path at the company’s Mountain View, California, headquarters. The path takes about 20-25 minutes to circle — perfect for a half-hour one-on-one with a colleague. The walk and talks…

Why Steve Jobs Took Long Walks – and Why You Should Too

One day, when Marc Andreessen, the money man behind such tech giants as Facebook, Twitter, and Zynga, was out driving around his home in Palo Alto, California, he nearly hit a crazy old man crossing the street. Looking back at the fool he had nearly run over he noticed the trademark blue jeans and black…

Pete McMartin: Taking life in stride – In praise of walking

“The best thing is to walk.” — Bruce Chatwin, from Anatomy of Restlessness. I walk a lot nowadays, though once I could not think of a greater waste of time. It was boring, it seemed … aimless. Jogging, on the other hand, offered a payoff. You ticked off the kilometres and calories. Jogging appealed to…


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