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Beyond the White Stripe

“One problem with conventional bike lanes is that they raise expectations beyond what they can deliver.” A Guest Voice by Jay Walljasper
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ACES: Adverse Childhood Experiences

ACEs have a significant impact on future health outcomes. Read what is being done to increase awareness of ACEs and build resilience in the children that experience them. Read more

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How to Inspire Millions More Americans to Ride Bicycles

This is the first in a three part series in which Jay Walljasper discusses how the bike lanes of the future can be seen on our streets right now and could change the face of transportation. Read more

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National Civic Review

Throughout 2014, Community Commons is partnering with the National Civic Review to celebrate 25 years of the Healthy Communities Movement. Read more

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Revitalizing Oklahoma City to Build a Healthier Community

In 2006, Oklahoma City was named one of the fattest cities in America. Mayor Mick Cornett, who is still in office today, was determined to engineer a striking turnaround. Read more

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