The relationship between walking and population increase

(This is a reflective essay written by Elaine Jane Pañares, a USJR Mass Comm intern.)

Physical exercise is a common concern among people who are health conscious. But exercise, for the most part, can be done by many people by simply walking to the designated jeepney or bus stop, standing for a few minutes and waiting for the public vehicles to arrive. Or individuals can simply walk to their school or office if it is just a few blocks away from home. Exercise is a discipline and so is commuting.

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Three intersection designs that show your city cares for its pedestrians

How can you guarantee safety on the streets’ intersections, especially for pedestrians? The best thing cities can do, from the start, is to plan and design pedestrian-friendly intersections. This way, cities can minimize road accidents and other tragic road-related incidents.

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