2010 August

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The health benefits of public transport

An interesting study was carried out earlier this year by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute in America, entitled “Evaluating Public Transportation Health Benefits”. Many of the findings will come as no surprise to those of us that are already well […]

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I’ve been intrigued by Shape-ups for a while, as Skechers make a lot of claims about the benefits of wearing them, but I've never quite got round to giving them a go. So I thought I’d take up the offer […]

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City Sunshine

19 August 2010 by martin 0 comments

Thanks to all of you that uploaded a picture to our facebook fan page for our “City Sunshine” theme. The walkit.com team decided that their favourite was this wonderful image of a sun-soaked Trafalgar Square, taken by Tony Adams. Congratulations, […]

The feedback conundrum: why are women nice, and men ‘challenging’?

We get lots of feedback, in fact loads of it. It comes in a variety of flavours – friendly, bizarre, angry, delighted, tricky, helpful…you name it. But at least we get it.  If no-one was communicating with us, we'd definitely […]

Shard

In the future (should it ever be completed, and even more so if it isn't), will The Shard in London be seen to exemplify everything that was wrong with early 21st century capitalism? A monument to hubris, speculation and greed? […]

H2O walk for water

H2O, walk for water, walk for life is a unique idea created by Creative Orchestra to help raise funds for African water projects, as well as making people more aware of how valuable water is. The idea is simple, you […]

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Walking as One

9 August 2010 by martin 2 comments

The project Walking as One is the brain child of photographer Adam Magyer and Rhubarb's Creative Director, Rhonda Wilson. The idea for the project developed from Adam's previous work Urban Flow, which captured people in different cities doing something which […]

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All I want is a bleedin' newspaper. I don't want a breeze block of milk chocolate. Do you also resent the pressure selling of discounted mega-calories at the WHSmith till? Further along the concourse at London's Euston station is perhaps […]

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In town without my car day

3 August 2010 by martin 0 comments

The “In town without my car day” is held every year on the 22nd September, as part of the European Mobility Week, which is an awareness raising campaign aiming at encouraging the use of public transport, and promoting cycling and […]

Living Streets

Living Streets campaign

2 August 2010 by martin 1 comments

Our good friends at Living Streets are pushing the new coalition government to commit to transport and planning policies that will transform the built environment into a safer, more pedestrian-friendly one for all users to enjoy. Safer streets mean that […]

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