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2003

Fall 2003 Planning for the Active City

Urban Planning For Active Living: Who Benefits?  By Kristen Day Seventh Generation: The Environment’s Role in Physical Activity:..

October 30, 2003

The Complex Role of Urban Design and Theoretical Models of Physical Activity

Kevin J. Krizek, Assistant Professor There is considerable enthusiasm among individuals in research, advocacy and policy circles for the..

October 22, 2003

Designing the Active City: The Case for Multi-Use Paths

By Anne Lusk More people walk and bicycle in cities worldwide where destinations such as grocery stores, post offices or coffee shops are..

October 22, 2003

Engineering Physical Activity Back Into Americans’ Lives

From Citizen Planner: Planning and Physical Activity special issue. By Mark Fenton In recent months Americans have heard from the Surgeon..

October 22, 2003

The Key to Good Health is Not in the Ignition: Portland, Oregon Tries a New Tool to Reduce Car Travel

By Lavinia Gordon For years Portland has received kudos for its innovative and successful transportation and land use policies. Portland..

October 22, 2003

7th Generation The Environment’s Role in Physical Activity: Necessary but Not Sufficient

By Ann Forsyth Theme Editor Anne Lusk Americans are getting fatter and exercising less. As Thomas Halton outlines in this issue, this has..

October 22, 2003

Urban Planning For Active Living: Who Benefits?

By Kristin Day The US population is heavier than ever, with obesity and overweight reaching alarming levels. Inadequate physical activity..

October 22, 2003

Summer 2003 Marxism, Socialism and Planning

On the Practical Relevance of Marxist Thought  By Renee Toback Seventh Generation  By Tom Angotti Participatory Planning in Cuba  By..

July 30, 2003

Looking at Participatory Planning in Cuba… through an Art Deco Window

By Marie Kennedy, Lorna Rivera and Chris Tilly Last January we sat with about thirty Cubans in a community arts center in Boyeros, on the..

July 22, 2003

The Socialist City, Still

By Tom Angotti Some thirty years ago when Planners Network started, many progressive planners proposed or discussed socialist alternatives..

July 22, 2003
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