walking for health

Weight control information network - walking (a step in the right direction

This website promotes walking. As walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. You can do it almost anywhere and at any time. Walking is also inexpensive.

Making walking and cycling safer: lessons from the Netherlands and Germany

AJPHfromJacobsen.pdf - - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
This paper examines the public health conseqences of unsafe and inconvenient walking and bicycling conditions in American cities and suggests improvements based on successful policies in the Netherlands and Germany
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About Us

Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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