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Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot

By John Egan   August 13, 2014

Ithaca NY

On his several-days-a-week walks to and from work in Ithaca, NY, Tom Knipe breathes in the scent of lavender plants during temperate months. Along his ¾-mile route between work and home, Knipe also spots creatures like otters, mink, turtles, ducks and heron. Or he stops to chat with friends and neighbors. During the winter, Knipe notices the “beautiful” changes in the ice patterns in Cascadilla Creek as the water freezes and thaws.

“I typically walk when the weather makes it uncomfortable or less practical to ride my bike. So, during the winter months when there is lots of snow on the ground, I tend to walk to work on average three out of five days a week,” said Knipe, the tourism coordinator for Tompkins County, NY. → Keep Reading

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What Are the Fastest-Growing College Towns in the U.S.?

By Holly Case   August 20, 2013

fastest-growing-college-townsFor millions of Americans, heading off to college represents a rite of passage and a grand adventure. College towns are vital, exciting places full of smart people and big ideas.

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