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An aerial map of Mueller, a walkable, transit-oriented development five miles outside of downtown Austin, Texas
It may seem a bit of a disconnect, but Texas, an expansive state connected by hundreds and hundreds of miles of highway, is home to a new study showing that pedestrian-oriented, activity-friendly “walkable communities” result in a healthier and more socially supportive and engaged population.
McKinless-VaBeach
Rich McKinless believes books are the way to open the windows of the world to children. So he spent the summer pedaling across America to raise awareness and money for literacy.
Monon Trail by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy4
If there were an award for the most under-appreciated trail network, Indianapolis would be a contender. Home to some of the fastest race cars on earth, many Hoosiers leave their cars behind to enjoy the city's futuristic people-mover system, or to walk and bike on what is undoubtedly one of the best trail systems in America.
Eric Spector, Ironman Finish
People like Eric Spector amaze those of us who consider a slow walk up a moving escalator to be a real workout. The California businessman challenged himself to complete 10 kick-butt athletic events in a single year-his 65 th.
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