Thursday, July 24, 2014

Street Lines-Manhattan's Age-Friendly Walking Trails and Wandering Parks DRAFT

Walking Trails  and  Wandering Parks

View Walking Trails and Wandering Parks System in a larger map  
(note Google modified Google maps, and most of the icons we used are no longer displayed)

 “-Walking and Wandering are two very different things. 
-Walking is functional; it is merely the act of getting from A to B on our own two legs. 
-But when we Wander, it is the journey–not the destination–that matters”
-Brendan Crain

Age-Friendly Walking and Wandering The 3R's
- rest stops  (goal 3 minute walk
- rest rooms 
- recreation opportunities
The Health Benefits of Walking and Wandering 
“Did you know that every minute you walk can extend your life by 1.5 to 2 minutes?” -HealthLine

Walking is the " simplest positive change you can make to effectively improve your heart health.  American Heart Association