Efforts to alleviate urban food deserts has focused on the proximity of healthy food choices as a correlating factor for obesity. However, a new study concludes that price, rather than proximity, has a stronger correlation to rates of obesity.
Jun 20, 2012 The Washington Post
Steve Mouzon visually documents his walkable day-to-day life, and all the places he can get to regularly on foot from his house.
Nov 2, 2010 The Original Green
With globalization meaning goods can be shipped cheaply anywhere, and the internet means you can work anywhere, why are cities growing like crazy? Prof. Edward L. Glaeser of Harvard says that proximity breeds innovation.
May 20, 2009 The New York Times