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Overcoming Barriers to Active Transportation

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Active transportation has important environmental, health and economic benefits. Promoting active modes of transportation including walking, cycling and wheelchair or stroller rolling, can increase physical activity, benefit both individuals and communities economically and play a role reducing air pollution. In some areas, active transportation can replace motor vehicle use entirely. More commonly, though, physical activity …

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Holiday Stress Buster | Physically Distanced Physical Activity

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Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of the holiday season? You are not alone. This winter will layer pandemic anxiety on top of holiday tension and cold weather challenges, all of which can lead to negative physical and mental health outcomes. Unchecked stress can contribute to high blood pressure and heart disease as well as increased …

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