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walking in America
June 4, 2011, 8:04 pm
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In the US as a whole, walking by adults dropped 40% between 1977 and 1995.  That decline didn’t occur because Americans got lazier (even if they did); the gradual extinction of walkin gis a result of the way we have chosen to arrange the places where we live and work and shop.

David Owen, Green Metropolis

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