Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles’ news brief

Here’s a list of the health news we are reading today:

Commuting’s Hidden Cost | The New York Times

UCLA’s Richard Jackson is quoted in a story about the health effects of commuting. Jackson is a member of the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles’ expert panel.

Walkable is good, ‘sit-able’ is better |  Better! Cities & Towns

As cities focus on walkability, Better! Cities & Towns argues that they should also think about “sit-able” spaces that help create a sense of place and community.

10 Ways Riding a Bike Can Save the World | Movoto Blog

An infographic lays out 10 ways that riding a bike can help improve people’s health, the environment, and the local economy.