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How Easy is it to Ditch the Car Commute in Nashville?new

Members of the Scene staff took a pact of sustainability and agreed to leave our gasoline-chugging, dirty carbon footprint-leaving automobiles in park for a week. While our week of alternative transportation wasn't always pretty, it was educational, motivational and sometimes even fun.
Nashville Scene  |  Staff  |  04-07-2011  |  Transportation

Author Geoff Nicholson Gets Pedestriannew

The Lost Art of Walking explores the creative fuel for history's greatest thinkers.
L.A. Weekly  |  Matthew Fleischer  |  10-31-2008  |  Nonfiction

A Cross-Country Messenger Collecting Messages for the Preznew

Since March 1, Massachusetts school teacher B.J. Hill has been walking across the country in near Kerouacian fashion collecting messages for the next U.S. president.
Boston Phoenix  |  Sara Faith Alterman  |  10-30-2008  |  Politics

Reclaiming San Francisco -- From Carsnew

The city's first ciclovia will open a car-free Embarcadero to cyclists this weekend.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Janna Brancolini  |  08-28-2008  |  Transportation

The Long Walk: From Milwaukee to Chicago on Two Feetnew

I've bicycled from Chicago to Milwaukee a dozen or so times, including several trips during the dead of winter on the annual Frozen Snot Century ride. But lately I've been getting interested in walking as a form of travel that helps me take in more of my surroundings by slowing me down.
Chicago Newcity  |  John Greenfield  |  08-20-2008  |  Travel

Fitness in Ten Thousand Easy Steps: Pedometersnew

A vacuum cleaner or liposuction might have been a more insulting birthday gift than a pedometer, but at least they cost more than 20 bucks.
Boise Weekly  |  Dr. Ed Rabin  |  10-20-2005  |  Science

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