EPISODE 182, SEASON 5:
In this episode, I connect with
Kylie van Dam, a resident of Houten
in The Netherlands
We discuss life in Houten, a Dutch city near Utrecht that was intentionally designed to provide a thriving environment for people rather than cater to the circulation and storage of cars.
In this episode, I connect with Kylie van Dam to learn about life in Houten, a Dutch city near Utrecht that was intentionally designed to provide a thriving environment for people rather than cater to the circulation and storage of cars.
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– Kylie’s website
– My ride to Houten video
– The Guardian article
– Ep 96 w/ Victor Dover
– Bicycle Dutch video profiling Houten
– PeopleForBikes article on Houten from 2018
– André Botermans: the Cycling Ambassador of Houten: email@example.com
– Kylie van Dam: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Hi Everyone! My name is John Simmerman, and I’m a health promotion and public health professional with over 30 years of experience. Over the years, my area of concentration has evolved into a specialization in how the built environment influences human behavior related to active living and especially active mobility.
Since 2010, I’ve been exploring, documenting, and profiling established, emerging, and aspiring Active Towns wherever they might be while striving to produce high-quality multimedia content to help inspire the creation of more safe and inviting, environments that promote a “Culture of Activity” for “All Ages & Abilities.”
The Active Towns Channel features my original video content and reflections, including a selection of podcast episodes and short films profiling the positive and inspiring efforts happening around the world as I am able to experience and document them.
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