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How to Promote a Kid-Friendly, Walkable City

Jennifer Keesmaat, chief planner and executive director for the city of Toronto, shares tips for how to create safe, fun environments for children.
January 7, 2015, 1pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Active for Life website shares the interview with Jennifer Keesmat in two separate posts. First, there's an article by Shelley Boettcher that introduces Keesmatt's work to support walkability.

The second page includes longer outtakes from the interview that offer tips for creating fid-friendly, walkable neighborhoods. Tips include "start walking to school, deprogram your kids," and "teach your kids how to take public transit."

Finally, Active for Life shares a link to this TEDx talk by Keesmaat on the subject of walking to school.

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Published on Monday, January 5, 2015 in Active for Life
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