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EYA Wins Gold

EYA recently received the 2015 National Housing Quality (NHQ) Gold Award by Professional Builder Magazine. EYA earned a top honor for its total quality management, which included dynamic systems for collecting customer feedback and strong commitment for improving and focusing on urban infill developments. 82 more words

Walkable communities may prevent childhood obesity

A recent study published in Environmental Health Perspectives conclude that walkable communities may excess weight gain in children.

The researchers state. “overall, built environment characteristics that may increase walkability were associated with lower BMI… 47 more words

Urban

DC Slowly Moving Away From Cars

Today, Washington, D.C. is participating in its annual Car Free Day. This may seem like nothing new to D.C. residents as each day, D.C. gets closer to making every day car free. 69 more words

Takoma

Two Neighborhoods Become One

Takoma, D.C. and Takoma Park are quickly becoming one community. Both neighborhoods share “a hippie history that still lingers today” through the areas food, markets, and local businesses. 66 more words

Takoma

Life and The City

I moved into the city–a city in the Southeastern United States–that is.  The daily and weekly rhythm of city living certainly has its own charm. 790 more words

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