#WalkBikeForward : Thoughts on Active Communities, 20 years later

#WalkBikeForward : Thoughts on Active Communities, 20 years later

I was recently interviewed for this piece about active communities by the team at Alta Planning + Design: #WalkBikeForward with Ted Eytan – AP+D. Below are the unedited version of my comments (because disk space is cheap and I can have as much space as I want on my own feed). Enjoy, comments welcome.

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Presentation: Work While Walking – Walking Meetings – with Professional Convention Managers Association Capital Chapter

Presentation: Work While Walking - Walking Meetings - with Professional Convention Managers Association Capital Chapter

It was so great to dialogue with the Professional Convention Managers Association – Capital Chapter (@PCMACC) about walking meetings, part of a whole program on healthy meetings. My slides are attached for reference, feel free to share. Continue reading→

Presentation: Center for Total Health and Social Innovation – American College of Preventive Medicine Corporate Roundtable

Presentation: Center for Total Health and Social Innovation - American College of Preventive Medicine Corporate Roundtable

The Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) is Kaiser Permanente’s Social Innovation Center.

This presentation was given to the American College of Preventive Medicine (@ACPM_HQ) Corporate Roundtable, meeting in Washington, DC, to introduce the Center, Social Innovation, and Total Health for individuals and communities. Continue reading→

Presenting Quantified Community at #WalkHackNight August 20, Transportation Techies Meetup

Presenting Quantified Community at #WalkHackNight August 20, Transportation Techies Meetup

Getting ready to go to Transportation Techies Meetup (@TechiesDC) this week for a very special (and requested) Walk Hack Night: Walk Hack Night is a show & tell of projects, apps and data visualizations about pedestrians and the walking experience. There tends to be less data about walking and the pedestrian experience relative to other … Continue reading Presenting Quantified Community at #WalkHackNight August 20, Transportation Techies Meetup

Very Accurately Quoted in BBC’s “Forget standing meetings, try this instead”

Very Accurately Quoted in BBC's "Forget standing meetings, try this instead"

Forget standing meetings, try this instead, via @BBC_Capital “The most boring thing is sitting in a room and staring at someone for half an hour,” said Eytan. “If you tell me it’s a walking meting, it’s overall a bright spot in the day.” The quotes, including the one above, are accurate. The one correction is … Continue reading Very Accurately Quoted in BBC’s “Forget standing meetings, try this instead”

Designing our environment for population health

Designing our environment for population health

I told co-host Whitney Gray, PhD, LEED-AP, from Cannon Design (@CannonDesign) that when a doctor walks a community, they observe the people walking around. She told me when real estate developers do, they repaint the skyline in their minds. What a cool job (in a greener grass kind of way). Continue reading→

Car-Free Generation Y, Washington, DC #ActiveTransportation

Car-Free Generation Y, Washington, DC #ActiveTransportation

Far fewer young adults commute to work in Washington, DC than do in the rest of the United States, with a much bigger drop compared to the rest of the country. You can access the full report here: Young Adults Then and Now – Census Explorer Thank you @census and @socialexplorer Also, see: Now Reading: … Continue reading Car-Free Generation Y, Washington, DC #ActiveTransportation