Last week I was fortunate to co-present with Sheila Franklin and Jessica Tunon on one of my favorite topics.
It’s the best sign of contagion when you are not the only person presenting on something that you are so passionate about.
My slides are below. You can also view the entire presentation at the America Walks web site..
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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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 …
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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).
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: …
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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 …
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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 …
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