News Tagged With: health-and-wellness
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March 20, 2014

Designers unveil self-cleaning subway grips

Cyclean is a new handle design that works similarly to rotating cloth towel machines, disinfecting the strap as it revolves. The design team won an award for the concept.


December 27, 2013

Illinois transit works to keep buses germ free

Decatur's transit bus fleet is cleaned at night using a strong disinfectant and hand sanitizers and wipes are provided to drivers.


May 21, 2013

Calif. study links lack of transportation, poor health

Among the transit-dependent riders surveyed, more than eight in 10 have had difficulty getting to their jobs, social activities, school or doctor’s appointments.


April 11, 2013

Report: Equitable TOD creates better communities

Identifies the systemic challenges of developing and financing equitable TOD projects and offers concrete national and regional capital and policy ideas to grow the sector.


September 24, 2012

Study: Free bus passes for seniors benefit health

Imperial College London researchers analyzed data on the travel habits of 16,900 people over four years and found that free bus passes encouraged people over the age of 60 to be more physically active, regardless of financial status.


July 28, 2009

Cummins recognized for promoting healthy lifestyles

Improvement programs include health coaching, disease management, smoking cessation, weight management and expert medical opinion services.


June 10, 2009

CDC recognizes Cap Metro wellness program

Focuses on reducing employees' risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and other conditions by providing a wide range of health-conscious programs.


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