Calle Mercaderes, pedestrianized with the support of EMBARQ Andino in 2008. Photo by Gwen Kash.
Arequipa Mía Saludable (“My Healthy Arequipa”) was recently launched in Arequipa, Peru to support healthy and sustainable active transport. Photo by Francesco Muratori.
The number of gas stations in Manhattan, New York has decreased from 58 to 41 in the past two years. Photo by realname.
Study by health, transport and safety experts shows key problems in road safety, exposure to air pollution and physical inactivity. Photo via EMBARQ.org.
p>Over the summer I had the opportunity to visit Arequipa, Peru’s southern-most major city, and see first hand all the work that the city and regional governments have done to make the city more pedestrian friendly.