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Pedestrians in peril on Valley streets

More than 1,000 San Fernando Valley pedestrians have been hit by vehicles since 2006, with three major thoroughfares serving as the sites of most of the serious injuries and deaths.

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Los Angeles Walkability checklist

Guidance for site plan review
Walkability checklist - 1.7 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
The purpose of this Guidance for Site Plan Review: Walkability Checklist is to guide Department of City Planning staff in working with developers to make developments more “walkable;” that is, to enhance pedestrian activity, access, comfort and safety. At the same
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Start! Moving Today

The Start! movement is here to motivate and encourage all Americans to take up walking as part of their daily routine all year around. Start! showing your support by being one of thousands of men and women who wear their sneakers to work on April 25. You can support the American Heart Association's ongoing efforts to help America start!
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Livable Streets program

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency In addition to public transportation, SFMTA focuses on safety issues in San Francisco, striving to make the City streets as friendly and easy to use as possible for bicyclists, pedestrians, children and motorists.
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New directions for bicycle and pedestrian planning education in the US

In the US the predominant transportation is the automobile.
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Urban settings and opportunities for healthy lifestyles:

Urban settings play a major role in facilitating and enabling healthy lifestyle choices.
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