Columbia's PEDNET wins national award

At the national Active Living by Design meeting in Chapel Hill, NC last month, the award for Promotion of Active Living was presented to "Bike, Walk, and Wheel: A Way of Life in Columbia." This project, led by PedNet in partnership with the Columbia/Boone County Health Dept and other partners, is approaching the end of its second year. A Walking School Bus program has been initiated, the Passport to Fitness Youth Challenge has attracted 1,700 participants, new bike/ped friendly street design standards have been passed, and a social marketing campaign is underway. Details and picture at www.pednet.org.

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