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Chapter 1: The Active Living Vision
Chapter 2: Design Essentials for Active Living
Chapter 3: Designing for Pedestrians
Chapter 4: Designing for Bicyclists
Chapter 5: Parks, Shared-Use Paths and Trails
Chapter 6: More Active Living Design Ideas
Chapter 7: Steps for Creating an Active Living Community
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