Tag Archives: walking

Video: My intro to my largest walking meeting ever – Walking Summit 2013



How you get 500 people out of a hotel basement in 5 minutes, and not because it's an emergency.

I didn’t realize this had been posted until a small bird told me – thanks Kate Ellington (@kateellington)! I am talking really fast because: I had 5 minutes to help 500 people leave a hotel basement to start a walking meeting I needed to get them back on time, otherwise I’d never get to throw » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: Walkable Urban Places – Boston poised to surpass Washington, DC?



This  new report, continuing on 2012’s “The WalkUP Wake-Up Call” (see: Now Reading: Walking and walkable urban places will drive an economic as well as a health renaissance | Ted Eytan, MD), goes beyond celebration of Washington, DC as the national model for walkable urban places (WalkUPs – get it?), to look at impact of WalkUPs » » » » on to the full article

Innovation Learning Network Day 2: Another Massive Walking Meeting



Another day at the Center for Total Health, another massive walking meeting. This one ended up at the United States Supreme Court (@USSupremeCourt), where we stood on the steps of one of the best innovations ever. When we plan these it never seems like it’s going to work to have an entire event center full » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: Unconscious bias is like an iPhone version 20 inside your brain, and walking helps manage it (?)



The construction of our social environment can be informed and adapted to take into account implicit attitudes that potentially run counter to our conscious objectives and beliefs. Stanley D, Phelps E, Banaji M. The Neural Basis of Implicit Attitudes. Curr. Dir. Psychol. Sci. 2008;17(2):164–170. [Accessed April 1, 2014]. Still continuing, and just about done researching » » » » on to the full article

Supporting active transportation, at tonight’s Transportation + Health Meetup



As part of the package of innovation for tonight’s Transportation + Health Meetup (98 RSVPs! Hashtag: #TechiesDCHealth), the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) got this snazzy Transitscreen, which shows transportation options in real time from our facility. If you want to see it in real time, click this link, which is courtesy TransitScreen(@TransitScreen), » » » » on to the full article

#WalkingMeetings – story coming to your local CBS Station



View Filming Walking Meetings w CBS News 37665 on Flickr.com A pleasure to host Susan McGinnis (@SusanMcGinnis) from CBS News, at the Center for Total Health (@KPtotalHealth) to film a story about walking meetings – the revolution continues. She’s looking for other companies in the DC area that include walking meetings in their work – » » » » on to the full article

Partnership for #activetransportation – Hashtag of the year



Representative Eleanor Norton Holmes View on Flickr.com Yesterday, I went to the unveiling of Partnership for Active Transportation (@ActiveTranspo)’s Safe Routes to Everywhere: Building Healthy Places for Healthy People Through Active Transportation Networks. I have volunteered to represent Kaiser Permanente on the Partnership’s Advisory Board. And why wouldn’t I/we? I have the #activetransportation tagged photos to prove my enthusiasm. » » » » on to the full article