27 Oct '14, 2pm

Fast-forward to the past: Traditionally designed #neighborhoods encourage #walking & social interaction. Whodathunk?

Fast-forward to the past: Traditionally designed #neighborhoods encourage #walking & social interaction. Whodathunk?

Walkable Texas Neighborhood Turns Out to Be Walked In Research shows that when they moved to a more livable community, new residents reported more physical activity, social engagement, and cohesion. By Paula Melton The Mueller Community in Austin goes beyond walkability. People actually walk. Photo: © Mueller Housing Is it time to start talking about “walked-in” neighborhoods rather than walkable ones? Ongoing research in Mueller, a mixed-income planned community in Austin, Texas, suggests that people who move to a pedestrian- and bike-friendly neighborhood report more physical activity, more social engagement, and more neighborhood cohesion. All of that could have major public-health implications if the findings hold true after the new-neighborhood honeymoon is over. The research team, from Texas A&M University, says the results were especially promising for groups at hig...

Full article: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/article/walkable-texas-neig...

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I walked 5.57 km with @mapmywalk. Check out my route in Waikowhai, E7, New Zealand! #walk #walking

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