May 10, 2010
In light of the recent release of the National Physical Activity Plan, we present a snapshot of stories related to the physical activity environment that are making the news:
More police, fire recruits flunk fitness test (Source: USA Today) Local governments around the country express the need for increased physical fitness in the name of citizen safety.
Take a taxicab to work? More New Yorkers walk (Source: New York Times) A comparison of the number of New Yorkers engaging in various types of daily commuting.
Amid debate and trying economic times, Naperville approves sidewalk projects (Source: Chicago Tribune) An Illinois city moves forward with sidewalk plan, despite lean budget.
What are the top physical activity environment issues in YOUR community?