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“Competition Will Benefit Deal for Downtown Grocery Store”



News of the city's request for information about parties interested in building a grocery store in the downtown area has sparked some competition between ...

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“Complete Streets policy passes City Council”



This article summarizes key points articulated in the Complete Streets Policy that the city of Indianapolis has adopted. ...

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“Bicycle lane education gears up”



By October of 2005, the city of Amarillo had begun to make bike lanes available to the community. In order to get residents active and using these bike lanes city officials would have to create a plan for educating the people on how to use bike lanes appropriately. Because the bike lanes were new to the community, bike lane proponents discussed practical ways to make residents aware of the city's bike ordinance. Ideas like increasing bike signage and including information on the water bill were some methods proposed. ...

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“Bills Aim to Stop Diverting Funds Meant for State Parks”



For the fiscal year 2014-2015 the House and Senate included funds for only 84 state parks. This means that the state would have to shut down 7 parks. Park advocates and state legislators in support of state parks are currently seeking ways to keep these parks open. ...

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“Bringing Bicycle Education to Spanish-Speaking Communities”



In 2001, BikeTexas, formerly known as the Texas Bike Coalition (TBC), commissioned Fernando Martinez to translate its Texas SuperCyclist curriculum into Spanish. Because of the large Spanish speaking population that exists in Amarillo, this material was later used for the Safe Routes to School program and distributed to 60,000 Amarillo residents by mail. ...

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“Brownsville Zumbatomic Record Class Pictures”



The Brownsville Biggest Loser Challenge has encouraged adults to live healthier lifestyles and lose weight. As this video demonstrates, anyone can dance Zumba, even children. After the adult Zumba event, children wanted to demonstrate their dance skills in the same they saw the their parents do. With the support of local community partners, individuals working with the city of Brownsville, the UT School of Public Health, and Tu Salud Si Cuenta! were able to create the Brownsville Biggest Loser Challenge. ...

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Video: California Forever-Parks for the Future



Robert Garcia of The City Project discusses why parks are important to California in this video, California Forever: Parks for the Future. Garcia emphasizes that all residents living in California deserve the right to see green space in their ...

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“Calles Completas” (P. del S. 1857) (in Spanish)



The complete text to Puerto Rico's Complete Streets Policy, "Proyecto del Senado 1857 (P. del S. 1857)," approved in December of 2010, and filed into law as Ley Num. 201. ...

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“Can Laws Against Junk Food in Schools Rein in Child Obesity?”



Study found that students at schools with a more regulated food service program gained less weight than students at schools that had fewer ...

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