All posts by "Melodi McGee" →

Imagine if there were a place in your city where you could meet all of your daily needs; where you could walk or bike to work, cross the street safely, shop and play. This the...

Read More →

Rising rates of child and adult obesity worldwide has inspired a movement to improve overall public physical health by walk-ability and connectivity of streets in neighborhoods around the world. Sedentary lifestyles and lack of daily...

Read More →

A great deal of research has focused on the importance of developing healthy environmental attitudes and behaviors in early learning years. Global warming, waste disposal, pollution: the environmental problems of today are real and cannot...

Read More →

High rates of criminal activity in cities can be costly, beyond just the obvious financial implications: more criminal activity leads to a greater need for police presence; crime can have a direct effect on property...

Read More →

If you can imagine the usually busy streets of Downtown Los Angeles, completely devoid of automobiles and filled with thousands of pedestrians and bicyclists, then you have, in a nutshell, envisioned the quarterly community event, ....

Read More →

Often referred to as, “The Heart of the Antelope Valley”, the City of Lancaster is located in Los Angeles County, approximately 70 miles north of the City of Los Angeles. Lancaster’s history dates back to...

Read More →

Community gardens are popping up all over the world, with several organizations leading the charge. At a rudimentary level, urban gardens aim to provide people the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables, while...

Read More →