Healthy Cities

Often times, the community development field and health philanthropy have worked in the same neighborhoods, but separately. This is changing, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Marjorie Paloma told Shelterforce how.
Aug 28, 2012   Shelterforce Magazine
Florida's five largest cities ended up in the top 20 of Men's Health list of saddest cities in the U.S. St. Petersberg took the top spot as saddest city.
Nov 30, 2011   Mens Health
A study conducted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the 1990s found that living in poor neighborhoods can actually hurt your health.
Nov 19, 2011   TheCityFix.com
With high scores in five broad categories, Melbourne, Australia received the highest spot in livability rankings from The Economist's research unit.
Sep 2, 2011   TheCityFix.com
A new report from the London School of Economics looks at the “cycling economy” that is taking the United Kingdom by storm and the economic benefits generated by individual cyclists.
Aug 25, 2011   TheCityFix.com
 Be a better person; be a better planner. Musings from a planner who wants to improve our profession for 2011. Here's how: Opinion
Jan 2, 2011   By Melissa Hege
PlaceMaker Hazel Borys explores what might be the most important metric of sustainable places.
Oct 29, 2010   PlaceShakers
"A once radical idea - that health and urbanism are so deeply entwined that investing in the latter may improve the former -- is beginning to find broad adoption," concludes Fast Company. Greg Lindsay charts the realization of this relationship.
Jun 12, 2010   Fast Company
A week ago I spent some time with Enrique Peñalosa, urban strategist and provocateur. North Americans don't often look south for innovation, but Peñalosa made remarkable changes in the public environment as Mayor of the city of Bogotá, Colombia. Opinion
Feb 17, 2009   By Barbara Knecht
<p>Lawrence, Kansas has been named the most walkable city in Kansas, and the 38th most walkable destination in America. However, city officials are not resting on their laurels.</p>
Mar 19, 2008   Lawrence Journal-World & News