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Posted by Zoe Harris and Drew DeVitis


Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii


Seattle’s Delridge Neighborhood Greenway is now officially open. This 1.5 mile route follows 26th Avenue SW, starting at SW Andover Street and ending at Delridge Way SW. Seattle has implemented nearly ten miles of neighborhood greenways thus far.




Hawaii has one of the biggest concentrations of carpoolers in the country. Three of the top eleven metro areas with the highest carpooling rates are found in the Aloha State.


Efforts to help a high school student in Franklin, Indiana feel healthier have blossomed into a walking club.


Lakewood, Ohio is a suburb where nearly everybody walks to school. The school district only provides school buses for students with special needs and everyone lives less than two miles from their classroom, and most are within one mile.




Hamburg, Germany is creating a Green Network that will eliminate cars from the city center by 2034.


A study shows that texting hinders our ability to walk. Researchers at University of Queensland found that the habit leads to uneven walking, a slower pace, rigid posture and poor balance.


If you come across any interesting pedestrian news or stories, please send a link to zoe@feetfirst.org.


Photo courtesy of Governing Magazine

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