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The 5 most walkable cities in the worldThe 5 most walkable cities in the world

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

City planner Jeff Speck has a big idea for how America can be more economically resilient, more environmentally sustainable, and a whole lot healthier: make our cities more walkable, and the people in them less dependent on cars. In today’s talk, Speck takes a close look at suburban sprawl — and the many unexpected effects it’s […]


Walking meetings? 5 surprising thinkers who swore by themWalking meetings? 5 surprising thinkers who swore by them

Posted By Jessica Gross

In today’s talk, Nilofer Merchant gives a startling statistic: we’re sitting, on average, for 9.3 hours per day—far more than the 7.7 hours we spend sleeping. “Sitting is so incredibly prevalent, we don’t even question how much we’re doing it,” Merchant says. “In that way, sitting has become the smoking of our generation.” But there […]