Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Public Health

Celebrate Bike to Work Week, No Matter What You Weigh

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Happy Bike to Work Week, everybody! It’s a great time to give a gentle nudge to someone who you think would benefit from biking. In that vein, personal trainer and fitness coach Stephanie Averkamp of San Diego posted this infographic to her personal health website. She says she especially hopes to convince overweight and obese people to […]

Surgeon General Announces Call to Action on Walking

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Walking can seem like a rather mundane thing to get organized about, until you realize that it’s a direct challenge to car-oriented transportation and it’s the best thing people can do for their health. Then walking is downright revolutionary. Not only that, but it can be joyful. That was the message that the U.S. Surgeon […]